Influences on the study of Vulvar Anatomy and Disease


The study of Gynaecology over the years has been influenced by the culture and social attitudes of society to the body as a whole and to the genital organs in particular. Variations in these attitudes between different cultures and at different times have influenced the subsequent rate of progress in the study of the vulva and its diseases.

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Jones, I. (2012) Influences on the study of Vulvar Anatomy and Disease. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2, 223-226. doi: 10.4236/ojog.2012.23045.

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