vaginitis emphysematosa

vaginitis emphysematosa
emphysematous vaginitis inflammation of the vagina and adjacent cervix, characterized by numerous, asymptomatic, gas-filled cystlike lesions; the gas filling the lesions has been shown to have a carbon dioxide content.

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  • Vaginitis — Inflammation of the vagina. The vagina is the muscular canal extending from the cervix to the outside of the body. Vaginitis is often caused by a fungus. A woman with this condition may have itching or burning and may notice a discharge.… …   Medical dictionary

  • pachyvaginitis — Obsolete term for chronic vaginitis with thickening and induration of the vaginal walls. [pachy + vagina + G. itis, inflammation] p. cystica SYN: vaginitis emphysematosa. * * * pach·y·vag·i·ni·tis (pak″e vaj″ĭ niґtis) [pachy +… …   Medical dictionary

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