Author(s): Sehgal VN, Pandhi D, Khurana A
Recent intervention of nonspecific genital ulcers has added refreshing dimensions to genital ulcer disease. It was considered pertinent to dwell on diverse clinical presentation and diagnostic strategies. It seems to possess spectrum. It includes infective causes, Epstein Bar Virus, tuberculosis, Leishmaniasis, HIV/AIDS related ulcers and amoebiasis. Noninfective causes are immunobullous disorders, aphthosis, Behcet’s disease (BD), inflammatory bowel disease, lichen planus and lichen sclerosis et atrophicus, drug reactions, premalignant and malignant conditions, pyoderma gangrenosum, and hidradenitis suppurativa. The diagnostic features and treatment option of each disorder are succinctly outlined for ready reference.
Dermatology Journal and/or Publisher
Journal Name: Clinics in dermatology
Journal Abbreviation: Clin. Dermatol.
Journal Date Published: 2014-02-24
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Article Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24559562
Lasted Revision: 2014-02-24
Abstract Source: National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine Abstract Query for Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS).