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Common vulval conditions: diagnosis and management

Common vulval conditions: diagnosis and management

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Time to Complete

1 hours


May 9, 2018


September 20, 2018

Programme Description

Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman offers an overview of the clinical characteristics, diagnosis and management of common vulval conditions. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include the presentation of lichen sclerosus, causes of lichen simplex, and differentiating allergic and irritant contact dermatitis.

Educational Objectives

After reading this article, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Know when to arrange for a vulval biopsy
  • Distinguish between allergic and irritant contact dermatitis
  • Describe the typical examination findings in vulval eczema
  • Understand the management options for women with psoriasis of the vulva
  • Identify presenting features of vulval intraepithelial neoplasia
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman
    Trainee in obstetrics and gynaecology
    Northern Ireland Deanery


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (1 hour learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


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    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required