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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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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
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The etiology is believed to be a perineal hygiene problem in which Escherichia coli from the rectal area cause nonspecific vulvitis.
The etiology is believed to be a perineal hygiene problem in which Escherichia coli from the rectal area cause nonspecific vulvitis. Pooling of urine in the vagina can occur, so it's always a good idea to ask about urinary tract infection.
([dagger]) Female genital mycotic infections include the following adverse reactions: Vulvovaginal candidiasis, Vulvovaginal mycotic infection, Vulvovaginitis, Vaginal infection, Vulvitis, and Genital infection fungal.
Eight patients taking androgen replacement therapy reported side effects, including acne / oily hair, hypersensitive clitoris or nipples, facial hair, weight gain, dysphoria, aggression, and vulvitis.
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NEW ORLEANS -- Labial agglutination in infants as a result of hypoestrogenemia and vulvitis is a recurrent problem that demands ongoing attention from parents and physicians, according to Dr.
Patients with GH often will report what they think they have as other conditions including urinary tract infection, vaginitis, yeast infection, vulvitis, perineal and perianal irritation, condom and spermicidal allergies, and postcoital soreness.