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

(vŭl-vī′tĭs)
n.
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.