Vulvar Crohn´s disease as extra intestinal manifestation

Fatima El Mangoub, Jaouad Kouach

PAMJ. 2020; 37:366. Published 22 Dec 2020 | doi:10.11604/pamj.2020.37.366.26028

Crohn´s disease is a chronic granulomatous inflammatory disorder that usually affects the gastrointestinal tract. It may be associated with extra-intestinal lesions such as genital female manifestations. The most common clinical manifestation of vulvar Crohn´s disease is: vulvar swelling, edema; affecting both labia minora and majora or the vaginal wall; ulceration; hypertrophic lesions; chronic suppuration; vulvar abscesses.
Corresponding author
Fatima El Mangoub, Department of Gynecology-Obstetric, Military Training Hospital Mohamed V, University of Medicine, Rabat, Morocco (

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