El Ouazzani, T.
El Omari, K.
El Fajri, S.
|Abstract:||We evaluated the main causes of vulvar dermatoses; in 785 patients with a vulvar diseases who visited Ibn Rochd Hospital Centre, Casablanca between January 1991 and December 2002. The average age was 31 years [range 2 months to 81 years]; 362 patients [41.52%] had vulvar pruritus, 273 patients [34.77%] had warts and 157 [20%] had one or more vulva ulcers. The most common infectious pathology was papillomavirus infection, found in 273 cases [34.77%], followed by vulvovaginal candidiases in 102 cases [12.99%], syphilitic chancre in 18 cases [2.29%] and herpes genitalis in 17 cases [2.16%]. The most common non-infectious pathology was vulvar dermatosis: 259 cases [32.99%]; idiopathic pruritus vulvae: 61 cases [7.7%]; and tumour-related conditions: 45 cases [5.6%]. The frequency of infectious conditions was over 50% and these were generally sexually transmitted infections|
|Keywords:||Academic Medical Centers|
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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