Papillae, Skin Tags, and Scars

  • David Nunns
  • Rosalind Simpson


Vestibular papillae (also known as vestibular papillomatosis) are a common, normal finding in women [1].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Nunns
    • 1
  • Rosalind Simpson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Gynaecological OncologyNottingham University HospitalNottinghamUK
  2. 2.Centre of Evidence Based DermatologyUniversity of NottinghamNottinghamUK

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