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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

vul·vi·tis

(vŭl-vī'tis),
Inflammation of the vulva.
[vulva + G. -itis, inflammation]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

vulvitis

(vŭl-vī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the vulva.
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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
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

vul·vi·tis

(vŭl-vī'tis)
Inflammation of the vulva.
[vulva + G. -itis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

vulvitis

Inflammation of the VULVA.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005