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Background and precancerous processes in the vulva and vagina: etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment

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Leukoplakia, kraurosis and pointed condylomas (papillomas) of the vulva represent the group of background benign vulvar diseases. Vulvar and vaginal intraepithelial neoplasms are classified as premalignant conditions. The etiology and pathogenesis of these diseases are not entirely clear due to their complexity. Despite the easy visual assessment of anatomic areas involved in the pathological process, these diseases are rarely diagnosed at an early stage, which might indicate insufficient vigilance of doctors and patients in relation to the early symptoms. Therefore, this field of oncogynecology needs further development ln terms of diagnosisprevention, screening and treatment.

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A. G. Solopova
I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University
Russian Federation

MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Clinical and Preventive Medicine

62 St. Zemlyanoi Val, Moscow 109004, Russia

E. V. Tselovalnikova
I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University
Russian Federation

Clinical Resident, Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Pediatrics

62 St. Zemlyanoi Val, Moscow 109004, Russia

V. S. Moskvichyova
I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University
Russian Federation

Clinical Resident, Department of Sports Medicine and Medical Rehabilitation, Faculty of General Medicine

62 St. Zemlyanoi Val, Moscow 109004, Russia

T. A. Blbulyan
Yerevan State Medical University named after Mkhitar Heratsi

Assistant, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

2 Koryun St., Yerevan 0025, Armenia

A. S. Shkoda
City Clinical Hospital № 67 named after L.A. Vorokhobov
Russian Federation

MD, PhD, Professor, Chief Physician

2/44 Salyama Adilya St., Moscow 123423, Russia

A. D. Makatsariya
I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University
Russian Federation

MD, PhD, Corresponding Member of RAS, Professor, Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Clinical and Preventive Medicine

62 St. Zemlyanoi Val, Moscow 109004, Russia


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Solopova A.G., Tselovalnikova E.V., Moskvichyova V.S., Blbulyan T.A., Shkoda A.S., Makatsariya A.D. Background and precancerous processes in the vulva and vagina: etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment. Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproduction. 2018;12(4):52-61. (In Russ.)

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