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Descriptor English:   Vulvodynia 
Descriptor Spanish:   Vulvodinia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Vulvodinia 
Synonyms English:   Generalized Vulvodynia
Generalized Vulvodynias
Vulvodynia, Generalized
Vulvodynias, Generalized  
Tree Number:   C13.351.500.944.951
Definition English:   Complex pain syndrome with unknown etiology, characterized by constant or intermittent generalized vulva pain (Generalized vulvodynia) or localized burning sensations in the VESTIBULE area when pressure is applied (Vestibulodynia, or Vulvar Vestibulitis Syndrome). Typically, vulvar tissue with vulvodynia appears normal without infection or skin disease. Vulvodynia impacts negatively on a woman's quality of life as it interferes with sexual and daily activities. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with VULVAR VESTIBULITIS
See Related English:   Vulvar Vestibulitis
History Note English:   2010; for Vestibulodynia, use VULVAR VESTIBULITIS SYNDROME 2008-2009 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   53533 
Unique Identifier:   D056650 

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