• Jacob Bornstein


The book you are about to read is exceptional, in that instead of presenting only the “how to” diagnose and treat vulvar disease, it also breaks old myths that have been repeatedly discussed in the past, becoming “common knowledge.” Instead, you can find here contemporary paradigms of approaching vulvar disease.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacob Bornstein
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  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Galilee Medical Center, Bar-Ilan University Faculty of MedicineNahariyaIsrael

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