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Vulvar Dermatology

This presentation covers an introduction to the vulva and a wide variety of the most common cutaneous vulvar conditions. After each case you will be asked to choose the diagnosis. Following this there will be a review of the subject, the diagnosis and management.

Lynette J. Margesson, MD
Dr. Margesson is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Medicine (Dermatology) at Dartmouth Medical School. She holds vulvar clinics at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center monthly in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and she works regularly with Dr. Elizabeth Stewart, gynecologist specializing in vulvar disease, near Boston. She is very active in vulvar teaching, lecturing locally, nationally and internationally, is active in the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD) and teaches regularly at the American Academy of Dermatology and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology meetings. She is the author of two textbooks on vulvar disease and has been a contributor to several others.

She received her medical degree from University of Western Ontario in 1970 and finished her Fellowship in Dermatology in 1975 in Toronto. She was on the teaching staff at Queens University from 1976 until 1997 where she started the first combined vulvar teaching clinic in Canada with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She then moved with her dermatologist husband to New Hampshire where she is presently working in her vulvar teaching clinics in addition to having a busy dermatology practice.

She is committed to promoting vulvar education and awareness of vulvar conditions.