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Genital skin disorders 

Genital skin disorders
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Genital skin disorders
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10.1093/med/9780199208388.003.13
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date: 18 October 2019

Introduction192

Nappy rash (syn. napkin dermatitis)192

Differential diagnosis194

Red genital rash in the older child199

Vulval itch200

Changes in skin colour203

Lumps and bumps204

Blisters208

Swelling210

Ulceration/erosions211

Vaginal discharge212

Genital problems in childhood are less common than in adults and occur more frequently in females than males. The poorly oestrogenized skin of prepubertal females protects against chronic ...

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