The genitourinary syndrome is a chronic and progressive entity characterized by symptoms such as vaginal irritation, burning,
dryness, dyspareunia, dysuria and urinary urgency that affect the quality of life of most postmenopausal women. The aim of this
article will be to review the terminology and the latest studies and recommendations regarding diagnosis, characteristics of the
medical approach, observation of physical signs, relay of symptoms and implications for quality of life and therapeutic alternatives.
Keywords: Woman; Post menopause; Genitourinary Syndrome; Therapeutic Strategies