Tissue changes associated with vaginal atrophy - Clinical Advisor - friable tissue in the vagina

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Vaginal atrophy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic friable tissue in the vagina


Your cervix is the cone-shaped lower part of your uterus. It acts as a bridge between your uterus and vagina. The word “friable” refers to tissue.

The term "friable" refers to tissue that is easily irritated, which makes it and pain inside the vagina are common symptoms of a friable cervix.

Genitourinary syndrome of menopause is caused by a decrease in estrogen production. Less estrogen makes your vaginal tissues thinner.