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Vulvar edema.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20883919     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Vulvar edema is associated with a variety of conditions. The edema can result from inflammatory conditions, infections, infestations, trauma, pregnancy, tumors and iatrogenic causes. At times, it is difficult to determine the cause of the vulvar edema. Treatment consists of determining the origin of the edema and giving the appropriate therapy for that diagnosis as well as the use of compression and, at times, lymphatic massage.
Authors:
Yaa Amankwah; Hope Haefner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatologic clinics     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1558-0520     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatol Clin     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-04     Completed Date:  2011-01-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8300886     Medline TA:  Dermatol Clin     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  765-77     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Newborn Care, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. yamankwah@ottawahospital.on.ca
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Candidiasis, Vulvovaginal / complications,  drug therapy
Cellulitis / complications,  drug therapy
Chancroid / complications
Crohn Disease / complications,  drug therapy
Dermatitis, Contact / complications,  drug therapy
Edema / drug therapy,  etiology*,  physiopathology*
Epstein-Barr Virus Infections / complications
Female
Filariasis / complications
Granuloma Inguinale / complications
Hematoma / complications
Herpesviridae Infections / complications,  drug therapy
Hidradenitis Suppurativa / complications,  drug therapy
Humans
Iatrogenic Disease
Lymphogranuloma Venereum / complications,  diagnosis,  drug therapy
Parvoviridae Infections / complications
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome / complications
Vulvar Diseases / drug therapy,  etiology*,  physiopathology*
Vulvar Neoplasms / complications

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