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Scandinavian Journal of Pain

Official Journal of the Scandinavian Association for the Study of Pain

Editor-in-Chief: Breivik, Harald

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Volume 5, Issue 1


Genital pain related to sexual activity in young women: A large group who suffer in silence

Unni Merete Kirste / Harald Breivik
  • Department of Pain Management and Research, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo Norway
  • University of Oslo, Faculty of Medicine, Oslo Norway
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Published Online: 2014-01-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjpain.2013.11.001


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Published Online: 2014-01-01

Published in Print: 2014-01-01

Conflict of interest: The authors do not have any conflict of interest concerning this paper or the paper they are commented, reference [1].

Citation Information: Scandinavian Journal of Pain, Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 17–18, ISSN (Online) 1877-8879, ISSN (Print) 1877-8860, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjpain.2013.11.001.

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