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Ved smerter i underlivet er deskvamativ inflammatorisk vaginitis en vigtig differentialdiagnose

Eva Johannsen1, Jane Baumgartner-Nielsen2 & Mette Meinert3 1) Gynækologisk Klinik, Rigshospitalet 2) Dermatologisk Klinik, Aarhus Universitets-hospital 3) Afdeling Y, Aarhus Universitetshospital Ugeskr Læger 2015;177:V12140693
Ugeskr Læger 2015;177:V12140693
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In case of pelvic pain desquamative inflammatory vaginitis is an important differential diagnosis
Desquamative inflammatory vaginitis (DIV) is an uncommon, severe form of chronic vaginitis of unknown aetiology. The syndrome is characterised by profuse vaginal discharge, vulvovaginal irritation, dyspareunia and vaginal erythema. As the symptoms and signs are nonspecific, other causes of purulent discharge have to be excluded first. Definition necessitates specific wet smear findings. The purpose of this case report is to consider DIV as a diagnosis in women presenting with persistent vaginitis. An effective treatment using clindamycin and/or glucocorticoids is available.
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