Balaouras D, Daniilidis A, Tantanasis T, Chintzios D, Nasioutziki M, Makris V, Loufopoulos PD, Tantanasis T
2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hippokrateio hospital, Aristotle University of Thesaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Correspondence: Balaouras D, 2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hippokrateio hospital, Aristotle University of Thesaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
The diseases of the vulva and vagina are of great importance in gynecology. They are categorized as inflammatory, non-neoplasmatic precancerous, and malignant. They are caused by fungi, bacteria, protozoa or viruses. The non-neoplasmatic and precancerous diseases appear as skin lesions including leichen, psoriasis, and local allergies.The inflammatory diseases of the vagina could be caused by gonococcus, trichomonas or fungi. A special category is the menopausal vaginitis. The benign vaginal tumors consist of the Gartner’s cysts and the condylomas.
Keywords: benign vulval diseases, benign vaginal diseases, sexually transmitted diseases