Cutaneous Lesions of the External Genitalia

Emily Yura, Sarah C Flury*

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Abstract

Individuals with cutaneous diseases of the external genitalia often initially present to their primary care provider. When present, these conditions may be associated with considerable physical symptoms and psychological distress. Dermatoses affecting the genitals may be of infectious, inflammatory, or neoplastic cause, and can be processes confined to the genitalia or a manifestation of a more widespread dermatologic condition. This article provides a guide to recognizing and managing common genital dermatoses and when to refer for specialist opinion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)279-300
Number of pages22
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Volume102
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2018

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Keywords

  • Cutaneous lesion
  • Dermatology
  • Dermatosis
  • Genitalia
  • Malignancy
  • Sexually transmitted infection
  • Urology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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In: Medical Clinics of North America, Vol. 102, No. 2, 01.03.2018, p. 279-300.

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