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The Vulva in Pregnancy and Delivery

  • Maya WolfEmail author
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Abstract

The vulva and vagina undergo profound anatomic and physiologic changes in pregnancy. The following chapter describes these changes. It also elaborates on a few unique conditions: vulvar varicose veins, pain, genital herpes in pregnancy, condylomata acuminata, episiotomy, and perineal laceration.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Maternal-Fetal Unit, Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyGalilee Medical Center, Azrieli Faculty of Medicine, Bar-Ilan UniversityNahariyaIsrael

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