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The Disappearing Vulva: Q&A on Lichen Sclerosus in Reproductive Aged Women



Dr. Jill Krapf


Contact Hours:

1 hour


Vulvar lichen sclerosus is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that leads to changes in vulvar anatomy, discomfort and sexual pain. Historically, it was believed that this condition only affects girls before puberty and women after menopause. However, there are many women of reproductive age (20s, 30s and 40s) who present with this condition and it is not always immediately recognized in this age group. This Q&A session will focus on vulvar lichen sclerosus in reproductive-age women, including presenting symptoms, effects on sexual function, challenges in diagnosis, treatment options, and forward directions in increasing research and understanding.

Course Objectives:

Information coming soon!

Your Instructor:

Dr. Krapf is active in research and has published chapters and peer-reviewed articles on vulvodynia, vulvar dermatoses, and hypoactive sexual desire disorder. She is Associate Editor for the Journal of Sexual Medicine Online Access, as well as for the textbook Female Sexual Pain Disorders, 2nd Edition. She is active in the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH), serving on the Education Committee and the Social Media Committee.


This is a live virtual course that will be recorded for your review and viewing convenience for 1 year from the date of the course. After purchasing the event you will receive an email with how to access the course.

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