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(Desquamative erythema)
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  • Dermoscopy in General Dermatology: A Practical Overview. [Review]
  • DTDermatol Ther (Heidelb) 2016; 6(4):471-507
  • Errichetti E, Stinco G
  • Over the last few years, dermoscopy has been shown to be a useful tool in assisting the noninvasive diagnosis of various general dermatological disorders. In this article, we sought to provide an up-...
  • Desquamative inflammatory vaginitis. [Review]
  • BPBest Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2014; 28(7):1042-50
  • Reichman O, Sobel J
  • Desquamative inflammatory vaginitis (DIV) is an uncommon form of chronic purulent vaginitis. It occurs mainly in Caucasians with a peak occurrence in the perimenopause. Symptoms and signs are nonspec...
  • Desquamative inflammatory vaginitis: differential diagnosis and alternate diagnostic criteria. [Journal Article]
  • JLJ Low Genit Tract Dis 2010; 14(4):306-10
  • Bradford J, Fischer G
  • CONCLUSIONS: Desquamative inflammatory vaginitis seems to be a distinct entity of vaginitis that, in an office setting, can be distinguished from other diagnostic possibilities by careful clinical evaluation and focused trials of treatment. The majority of women responded promptly to intravaginal antibiotics, with approximately 35% of cases requiring maintenance therapy. More than half the cases have an historical trigger. We postulate that DIV occurs when a trigger causes shifts in vaginal homeostasis, resulting in an inflammatory response associated with increased epithelial cell turnover.
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