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Benign Disorders of the Lower Reproductive Tract

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Pathology involving the vulva is common, and lesions may result from which of the following?

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a. Trauma

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b. Neoplasia

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c. Immune responses

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d. All of the above

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Which of the following agents is commonly implicated in allergic contact dermatitis?

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a. Lanolin

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b. Cosmetic ingredients

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c. Clobetasol propionate

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d. All of the above

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Vulvar hygiene is a cornerstone of lichen sclerosus management and includes all EXCEPT which of the following?

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a. Wearing preferably nylon or synthetic underwear

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b. Avoiding use of scented bath products and soaps

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c. Avoiding use of a harsh washcloth to clean the vulva

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d. Avoiding commercial washing detergents for undergarments

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Which of the following vulvar disorders is characterized by a chronic inflammatory skin condition mainly of the anogenital skin as shown in this image?

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Reproduced, with permission, from Gala RB: Benign disorders of the lower reproductive tract. In Schorge JO, Schaffer JI, Halvorson LM, et al (eds): Williams Gynecology, 1st ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2008, Figure 4-1.

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a. Lichen planus

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b. Lichen sclerosus

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c. Contact dermatitis

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d. Hidradenitis suppurativa

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Which of the following autoimmune disorders have been reported to show a consistent relationship with lichen sclerosus?

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a. Graves disease

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b. Diabetes mellitus

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c. Systemic lupus erythematosus

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d. All of the above

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Which of the following preparations provide first-line therapy for lichen sclerosus?

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a. Estrogen cream

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b. Testosterone cream

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