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Bacterial vaginosis and anaerobic balanitis 

Bacterial vaginosis and anaerobic balanitis
Bacterial vaginosis and anaerobic balanitis

Pauline Handy MBE

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date: 17 January 2019

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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