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Vulvar ulcers: a differential diagnosis between Behçet’s disease and Lipschütz ulcus

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Abstract

Vulvar ulcers are often misdiagnosed and mistreated as herpetic ulcers. This article describes two other vulvar ulcerous diseases, Behçet’s disease and Lipschütz ulcus, to show the importance of a careful clinical examination and diagnostic testing.

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Housmans, S., Moerman, P., Amant, F. et al. Vulvar ulcers: a differential diagnosis between Behçet’s disease and Lipschütz ulcus. Eur Clinics Obstet Gynaecol 3, 59–62 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11296-007-0068-7

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Keywords

  • Vulvar ulcus
  • Behçet
  • Lipschütz