Abstract

Case Report

Zoon’s Vulvitis: A case report

S Murphy and A Das*

Published: 04 March, 2020 | Volume 4 - Issue 1 | Pages: 010-011

Zoon’s vulvitis or plasma cell vulvitis (PCV) is a rare, benign inflammatory condition of the vulvar mucosa [1]. PCV can present with an asymptomatic lesion, or can cause discomfort, dyspareunia and pruritus [2]. In this way, PCV can mimic other lesions of the vulval mucosa, such as lichen planus.

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