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The emergence of antibiotic resistant microorganisms, lethal viruses and the threat of engineered microorganism have newly stimulated the interest in recombinant antibodies for infectious diseases. Ad...
Pneumococcal disease is a leading cause of serious illness in children and adults throughout the world. The disease is caused by a common bacterium, Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus, a gram-p...
Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina. It can result in discharge, itching and pain, and is often associated with an irritation or infection of the vulva. It is usually due to infection. Vulvov...
Surgical excision is the treatment of choice for vVC.
Histologic overlap between differentiated vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia and erosive lichen planus may require a multidisciplinary conference for resolution.
A 49-year-old woman presents with a lesion of the vulva, and a biopsy is performed. What is your diagnosis?
Did you know the clitoris is a large and complex organ? If not, it's probably not your fault: in anatomical textbooks, few words and diagrams are devoted to understanding the clitoris. Most label the ...
G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) are a major class of targets for drug discovery. Cyclic AMP (cyclic adenosine 3′,5′-monophosphate) is a second messenger and one of the most important...
Papular acantholytic dyskeratosis (PAD) of the vulva is a rare, chronic disorder first described in 1984. It presents in young women as white to skin-coloured smooth papules over the vulva, which are ...
Verrucous carcinoma of the vulva is a rare lesion (1). Affecting essentially postmenopausal women, this lesion is a distinct and particular entity in vulval carcinoma classification and its scalabilit...
Acquired lymphangiectasia of the vulva (ALV) is a rare condition thought to be secondary to pelvic lymphatic obstruction. Although benign, this entity often occurs after previous malignancy and can be...
Extramedullary plasmacytoma (EMP) in the vulva is extremely rare. The current study presents, for the first time, a case of EMP in the left labia majora in a 36-year-old patient during pregnancy. A pa...
Microcapsule-based self-healing polymer materials are highly desirable because it can heal large-volume cracks without changing the original chemical structures of polymers. However, it's limited by p...