vulvitis

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vulvitis

 [vul-vi´tis]
inflammation of the vulva.
erosive vulvitis vulvitis due to a mixed microbial infection in which gangrenous ulcerations similar to the lesions seen in noma of the oral tissues affect the labia majora pudendi.
plasma cell vulvitis (vulvitis plasmocellula´ris) the counterpart of balanitis circumscripta plasmocellularis in women, in which the vulva has a lacquerlike appearance; erosions, punctate hemorrhage, synechiae, and a slate- to ochre-colored pigmentation may supervene.

vul·vi·tis

(vŭl-vī'tis),
Inflammation of the vulva.
[vulva + G. -itis, inflammation]

vulvitis

/vul·vi·tis/ (vul-vi´tis) inflammation of the vulva.
atrophic vulvitis  lichen sclerosus in females.

vulvitis

(vŭl-vī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the vulva.

vulvitis

[vulvī′tis]
Etymology: L, vulva, wrapper; Gk, itis, inflammation
an inflammation of the vulva.

vulvitis

Gynecology Vulvar inflammation Etiology Chronic dermatitis, allergies–eg, soaps, bubble bath, fragrances, fungal infections, pediculosis, scabies; can occur at all ages, in prepubescent and postmenopausal ♀ attributable to ↓ estrogen

vul·vi·tis

(vŭl-vī'tis)
Inflammation of the vulva.
[vulva + G. -itis, inflammation]

vulvitis

Inflammation of the VULVA.

vulvitis

inflammation of the vulva.

enzootic vulvitis
in an outbreak of enzootic balanoposthitis in wethers some of the ewes will be observed to have vulvitis. The lesions are confined to the lips of the vulva and may predispose to blowfly infestation.