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Latest revision as of 01:12, 24 July 2017

Background

  • Due to exposure of vulvar epithelium and vaginal mucosa to irritant or allergen
  • May occur in virgins

Causes

  1. Chemicals (bubble baths)
  2. Poor hygiene
  3. Allergic dermatitis
  4. Parasitic infestation (pinworms)

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

Vulvovaginitis

Evaluation

  • Diagnosis of exclusion
  • Rule-out infectious cause first

Management

  • Consider topical corticosteroids applied BID-TID x2-3d

Disposition

  • Outpatient

See Also

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