vulvovaginitis


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vul·vo·vag·i·ni·tis

 (vŭl′vō-văj′ə-nī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the vulva and vagina.

vulvovaginitis

(ˌvʌlvəʊˌvædʒɪˈnaɪtɪs)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) inflammation of the vulva and vagina or of the small glands (vulvovaginal glands) on either side of the lower part of the vagina

vul•vo•vag•i•ni•tis

(ˌvʌl voʊˌvædʒ əˈnaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the vulva and vagina.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vulvovaginitis - inflammation of the vulva and the vaginavulvovaginitis - inflammation of the vulva and the vagina
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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vul·vo·vag·i·ni·tis

n. vulvovaginitis, infl. de la vulva y la vagina.
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Comparision of antifungal effect of fluconazole alone and in combination with nanosilver particles against candida species isolated from chronic candidal vulvovaginitis.
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2012) reported post-partum uterine prolapse with vulvovaginitis in Murrah buffalo and treated successfully.
Recurrent vulvovaginitis candidiasis: an overview of traditional and alternative therapies.
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5) Candida vulvovaginitis can be sporadic or recurrent, and infections are termed primary or secondary according to the presence or absence of comorbidities associated with this condition.
Study of acute vulvovaginitis in sexually active adult women with special reference to candidiasis in patients of the Francisco Diseases Hospital, Argentina Rev Iberoan Micol 2004; 21(4): 177-81.
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Contributed by specialists from Europe, Israel, the US, and South America, chapters cover gynecological examination of the child and adolescent, normal female puberty, endocrine evaluation of reproductive function, diagnostic methods, disorders of sex development, vulvovaginitis and other common vulvar disorders, precocious and delayed puberty, ovarian cysts, sexual abuse, menstrual disorders, dysmenorrhea, hyperandrogenism, ovarian masses, breast diseases, cervical cancer prevention, chronic pelvic pain, congenital developmental defects of Mullerian derivates, eating disorders, contraception, teen pregnancy, sex education, high-risk sexual behaviors, and culturally sensitive care.
Jones (2009) reported a case where a patient with chronic vulvovaginitis used tea tree and lavender oil for vulval and peri-anal irritation and had an allergic reaction.
CHICAGO - Even though the numbers remain small, fluconazole-resistant Candida albicans vulvovaginitis appears to be emerging as a thorny clinical problem, one expert suggests.