In case you missed it: August 9 to August 13

It was a busy week for the Contemporary OB/GYN® team.

This week’s top articles included:

Expert panel develops criteria for COVID-19 placental infection

NIH recently convened an expert panel to develop standardized criteria to define placental COVID-19 infection.

Lichen sclerosus: Review of a vulvar dystrophy with malignant potential

This acquired chronic dermatosis has a 6- to 10-fold predilection for women, so it is especially relevant to a gynecologist’s practice.

Emergency department visits increase for fibroids, while hospital admissions decrease

Emergency department (ED) visits in women affected by leiomyomas, or uterine fibroids (UFs), are increasing, but hospital admissions for this patient population are decreasing, according to a study published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology.