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J Pak Med Assoc. 2017 Jan;67(1):143-145.

Vulvovaginitis and diabetes.

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1
Department of Obstetrics, Bharti Hospital, Karnal, India.
2
Department of Endocrinology, Bharti Hospital, Karnal, India.

Abstract

Vulvovaginitis is a commonly encountered comorbid condition of diabetes, and is linked to poor glycaemic control. Proper, timely diagnosis and management is necessary to ensure optimal perineal/genital and metabolic health. Knowledge of current guidelines and recommendations helps in achieving this goal. This review describes the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, differential diagnosis, management and prevention of VV in diabetes.

KEYWORDS:

Bacterial vaginosis, candidiasis, SGLT2 inhibitors, Trichomonas.

PMID:
28065975
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