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Vulvar disorders in prepubertal girls. A literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9777614     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To review and discuss vulvar disorders in prepubertal girls. STUDY DESIGN: Literature review. RESULTS: Bacterial and fungal vulvitis, dermatitis, inflammatory dermatoses, secondary drug reactions, viral infections and a variety of vulvar tumors can all present as primary vulvar problems in prepubertal girls. In addition, systemic diseases can present with vulvar involvement. CONCLUSION: In order to facilitate optimal care of prepubertal girls with vulvar disorders, a comprehensive review of the literature is presented.
Authors:
K B Fivozinsky; M R Laufer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of reproductive medicine     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0024-7758     ISO Abbreviation:  J Reprod Med     Publication Date:  1998 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-12-29     Completed Date:  1998-12-29     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0173343     Medline TA:  J Reprod Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  763-73     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Dermatitis
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Pediatrics*
Puberty
Vulvar Diseases / microbiology,  pathology*,  virology
Vulvar Neoplasms
Vulvitis / microbiology,  virology

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