Author(s): Sand FL, Thomsen SF
Chronic, inflammatory and ulcerating mucocutaneous diseases that can affect the vulvar area are reviewed: lichen sclerosus, lichen planus, plasma cell vulvitis, complex aphthosis, Behcet’s disease, pyoderma gangrenosum, metastatic Crohn’s disease, dyskeratotic skin diseases (Hailey-Hailey disease and Darier’s disease), autoimmune bullous diseases (mucous membrane pemphigoid and pemphigus vulgaris) and hidradenitis suppurativa. Also, vulvodynia and vestibulodynia, zinc and vitamin B deficiency are described.
Dermatology Journal and/or Publisher
Journal Name: Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Journal Abbreviation: J Obstet Gynaecol
Journal Date Published: 2017-08-02
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Article Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28764581
Lasted Revision: 2017-08-02
Abstract Source: National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine Abstract Query for Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS).