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Vulvitis plasmacellularis: two new cases.
  1. I Neri,
  2. A Patrizi,
  3. S Marzaduri,
  4. R Marini,
  5. M Negosanti
  1. Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy.


    Vulvitis chronica plasmacellularis or Zoon's vulvitis is a rare benign circumscribed inflammation of the vulvar mucosa. It is found in women ranging in age from 26 to 70 years. Shiny, macular erythematous lesions, which are irregular in shape and sharply marginated are usually observed. The histologic findings show chronic subepithelial dense inflammation composed largely of plasma cells. We here report two cases of vulvitis plasmacellularis with typical clinical manifestations, courses and histopathologic findings.

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