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chronic hypertrophic vulvitis

 

Definition: obsolete term for swelling of the vulval tissues due to lymphatic obstruction; in some cases it may be caused by filariasis, with induration or ulceration of the skin.

Synonym(s): elephantiasis vulvae

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