Vulval Oedema as the First Sign of Crohnęs Diseas – Case Reports


Authors: J. Skřenková ;  T. Fait
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 1. LF UK a VFN, Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. A. Martan, DrSc.
Published in: Čes. Gynek.2006, 71, č. 4 s. 348-350
Category: Original Article

Overview

Objective:
To show a rare reason of vulval oedema.

Design:
Case report

Setting:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Faculty Hospital, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague

Subject and Method:
Oedema of vulva is presented in three case reports as form of cutaneous Crohn’s disease. It causes mistakes of diagnosis and therapy.

Conclusion:
Oedema of vulva as a sign of vulval Crohn’s disesase can appear even several years before intestinal problems.

Key words:
oedema of vulva, Crohn’s disease, pediatric gynecology


Labels
Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine

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