BSSVD - British Society for the Study of Vulval Disease
Welcome to BSSVD

The BBSVD welcomes you to our website whether you are a patient, relative or friend of someone with a vulval condition or a health professional.


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There is a new guidance on the provision of a half-day teaching session on vulval disease for core trainee's in gynaecology.  Please go to the Education & Training page for more details.



The 2016 British Society for the Study of Vulval Disease Annual Meeting dates have now been confirmed.

Dates: Thursday 10th & Friday 11th March 2016

Where: Headland Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall


BSSVD guidance for health professionals on the management of lichen sclerosus can be found HERE





Vulval Conditions

Below you find a list of Vulval conditions, you will find information about them and links to support groups and patient information.

If you can’t find what you are looking for or want more information please try the ISSVD patient information webpage

epidermoid cyst dermatitis eczema lichen simplex psoriasis lichen planus
lichen sclerosus candida (thrush) herpes genital warts vulvodynia vestibulodynia
vulval pain ulcers vulval cancers Paget's disease vulval intraepithelial neoplasia aphthous ulcers
Behcets disease Crohn's disease lymphoedema freckles lentigos moles
syphilis allergies drug reactions erythema multiforme fixed drug reaction irritant dermatitis
fissures angiokeratomas angiooedema seminal fluid allergy allergic contact dermatitis



Next Event

The International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD) XXIII World Congress & International Postgraduate Course 2016

New York University Kimmel Center Greenwich Village New York

More info..