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Bacterial vaginosis and anaerobic balanitis 

Bacterial vaginosis and anaerobic balanitis
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Bacterial vaginosis and anaerobic balanitis
Author(s):

Pauline Handy MBE

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199571666.003.14
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date: 21 September 2018

Introduction 204

Aetiology 204

Clinical features 206

Associations 206

Complications 206

Diagnosis 208

Management 210

Anaerobic and G.vaginalis-associated balanitis/balanoposthitis 212

HIV infection 212

First described as ‘non-specific vaginitis’ in 1955 by Gardner and Dukes with the term ‘bacterial vaginosis’ (BV) formally introduced in 1984....

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