Vulvar Disease pp 251-252 | Cite as

Dark-Colored (Brown, Blue, Gray, or Black) Lesions: Patches

  • Sandra Ronger Savle


Pigmented vulvar lesions are estimated to occur in 10–12% of the general population and account for approximately 20% of vulvar disease [1]. Vulvar melanosis is the most frequent lesion among these pigmented disorders.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandra Ronger Savle
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  1. 1.Department of Dermatology and GynecologyLyon 1 University and Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, Pierre BéniteLyonFrance

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