Vulvar Disease pp 257-259 | Cite as

Vulvar Melanosis (Vulvar Lentiginosis)

  • Sandra Ronger Savle


It is also called vulvar lentiginosis or vulvar melanotic macules. These lesions represent 68% of pigmented vulvar lesions in women. They are more commonly found among perimenopausal women with a median age of 40–44 years. The labia minora is the most commonly affected site.


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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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