152. Vulvovaginitis and Lichen Sclerosus

  1. Alan D. Irvine MD, FRCPI, FRCP2,3,
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD4,5 and
  3. Albert C. Yan MD, FAAP, FAAD6,7
  1. Sallie M. Neill MBChB, FRCP

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch152

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Neill, S. M. (2011) Vulvovaginitis and Lichen Sclerosus, in Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition (eds A. D. Irvine, P. H. Hoeger and A. C. Yan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch152

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 3

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 4

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 5

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

  5. 6

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 7

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. St John's Institute of Dermatology, St Thomas' Hospital and King's College, London, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176958

Online ISBN: 9781444345384

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Keywords:

  • vulvovaginitis and lichen sclerosus;
  • vulvovaginitis, inflammation - vulval and vaginal epithelia;
  • inflammation of vagina (vaginitis) - seldom occurring in isolation;
  • vulvovaginitis - associated with vaginal discharge;
  • vulvovaginitis - without a discharge (vulvitis);
  • Candidal infection, problems in early infancy - prepubertally;
  • cutaneous lichen planus - rare in childhood;
  • congenital cavernous haemangiomas - on vulval skin;
  • lichen sclerosus, lymphocyte-mediated inflammatory dermatosis - shiny, atrophic patches;
  • squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), lichen sclerosus - 4% or less, elderly adult women

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Vulvovaginitis

  • Lichen sclerosus

  • References