DISEASES OF FEMALE GENITAL ORGANS : LEUKOPLAKIA OF THE VULVA (LEUCOPLAKIA VULVAE) - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
The etiology and pathogenesis is not yet well understood. Known is the role of chronic inflammation and syphilis. This is based on the thickening of the stratum corneum with the rete Malpighii.
Symptoms. Whitish spots on normal mucosa mainly the inner surface of the large and small lips, sometimes on the walls of the vagina. On the ground, exposed to the actinic - cracks and ulceration. Severe itching. Quite often seen on the cervix.
For a long period.
Complications. 10 - 15% is a precancerous condition.
The recognition is based on the above; mandatory Wasserman.
Prediction with the vigorous and timely treatment of good.
Cutting leukoplakias plots; symptomatic treatment of pruritus (see), Arsenic. X-ray therapy. In syphilis antisyphilitic treatment (see). The multivitamin.