chronic hypertrophic vulvitis

(redirected from elephantiasis vulvae)

chron·ic hy·per·tro·phic vul·vi·tis

obsolete term for swelling of the vulval tissues due to lymphatic obstruction; in some cases it may be caused by filariasis, with induration or ulceration of the skin.
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Huge filarial elephantiasis vulvae in Nigerian women with sub-fertility (Archgynae and obs2008) pubmed.