Vulvovaginal disorders: When should you biopsy a suspicious lesion?
From Pelvic Anatomy and Gynecologic Surgery (PAGS) Symposium 2016
Dr. Baggish practices Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Women's Center at Saint Helena Hospital in Saint Helena, California. He also serves as Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California, San Francisco, and as Emeritus Chairman and Residency Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Dr. Baggish reports no financial relationships relevant to this audiocast.
Shortly before his presentation on vulvovaginal disorders at the Pelvic Anatomy and Gynecologic Surgery (PAGS) Symposium in December 2016, Dr. Baggish was asked to discuss the circumstances under which he would perform a vulvovaginal biopsy. In this audiocast, he describes several different circumstances where it is absolutely necessary to perform a biopsy of a vulvovaginal lesion. Dr. Baggish comments that if there is a visible lesion and you are not fully confident in what it is, biopsy.