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Management of persistent genital arousal disorder: A case report

Tainara Tavares Menchete1 Rodolfo Silva Bertoli1 Amanda Aguiar Loureiro1 Ana Carolina Japur de Sá Rosa-e-Silva1 Fabiola Dach1 Julia Kefalás Troncon1 Debora Aiesha Leite Cantelli1 Lucia Alves da Silva Lara1*
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1 Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Ribeirão Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil
Global Translational Medicine 2023, 2(4), 2341
Submitted: 30 November 2023 | Accepted: 12 December 2023 | Published: 26 December 2023
© 2023 by the Author(s). This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License ( )

Persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD) is a pathological condition characterized by intrusive, unwanted, and distressing symptoms related to spontaneous and prolonged sensations of genital arousal in the absence of sexual desire or stimulation that may compromise the individual’s quality of life. Here, we report the case of a woman who suffered from PGAD probably associated with multiple alterations in the spinal column and Tarlov cyst, which caused the compression of nerve roots and the abnormal sensitivity of the genital region.

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