Decreased concentration of protease inhibitors: possible contributors to allodynia and hyperalgesia in women with vestibulodynia Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cathepsin B
  • Cathepsins
  • Hyperalgesia
  • Kallikreins
  • Proteins
  • Secretory Leukocyte Peptidase Inhibitor
  • Vagina
  • Vulvodynia

abstract

  • Insufficient vaginal protease inhibitor production may contribute to increased pain sensitivity in an undefined subset of women with secondary vestibulodynia who experience constant vulvar pain.

publication date

  • February 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ajog.2014.07.029

PubMed ID

  • 25068559

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 184.e1

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 212

number

  • 2