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Chronic vulvovaginal pruritus treated successfully with GnRH analogue
  1. A K Banerjee1,
  2. R de Chazal2
  1. 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Northampton General Hospital, UK
  2. 2Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Women’s Hospital, Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr AK Banerjee
 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Northampton General Hospital, Northampton NN1 5BD, UK; asok.banerjee{at}


A Medline search shows that this is the first reported case where vulvovaginal pruritus was treated successfully with a GnRH analogue. The report describes a patient with chronic premenstrual vulvovaginal pruritus thought to be attributable to autoimmune progesterone dermatitis.

  • GnRH
  • vulovaginal
  • pruritus

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