The vulva is a woman’s external genitalia and includes:
Vulvar dysplasia, also referred to as vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN), describes abnormal cells found on the surface layer of the vulvar tissue.
Vulvar dysplasia often does not cause early signs or symptoms and the most common complaints may also be caused by other conditions.
Therefore, it is important to check with a doctor if you have any of the following:
Testing used to diagnose vulvar dysplasia include:
Treatment for vulvar dysplasia is aimed at preventing the development into vulvar cancer and will be individualized and determined by your physician.
Treatment options include:
Ways you can reduce your risk of developing vulvar dysplasia: