Pruritus vulvae Definition: Intense desire to scratch the vulva and may be associated with anal pruritus. Incidence: difficult to be
Genital Bilharisiasis Aetiology: A. Causative organism: usually schistosoma hematobium. B. Mode of infection: via communication between pelvic venous plexuses. C.
Vaginal discharge (Leucorrhea) Leucorrhea: excessive normal discharge * Frequently means all genital discharge except bleeding. * Normal vaginal discharge: 1)
Vaginitis Definition: Inflammatory reaction affecting vaginal mucosa. Aetiology: Primary vaginitis ♦♦♦ During childhood: vulvovaginitis of children. ♦♦♦ During childbearing period:
Trichomonas vaginalis Incidence: * Responsible for 20% of vaginitis (the 3rd most common). Aetiology: ♦♦♦ Causative organism: trichomonas vaginalis *
Gynecology infections general considerations Defensive mechanisms against infections: ♦♦♦ Vaginal cavity is guarded by approximation of both labia also