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Vol. 16 - Num. 64

Clinical Reviews

Lipschütz ulcer: gangrenous form

Raquel Plácido Paiasa, Manuel Portillo Márquezb, E del Castillo Naviob, MJ González Carracedoa, V Vaquerizo Vaquerizoa

aMIR-Pediatría. Servicio de Pediatría. Hospital de Mérida. Mérida. Badajoz. España.
bServicio de Pediatría. Hospital de Mérida. Mérida. Badajoz. España.

Correspondence: R Plácido. E-mail:

Reference of this article: Plácido Paias R, Portillo Márquez M, del Castillo Navio E, González Carracedo MJ, Vaquerizo Vaquerizo V. Lipschütz ulcer: gangrenous form. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2014;16:e151-e-154.

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Lipschütz ulcer, also known as ulcus vulvae acutum, is a rare genital disease, usually seen in young women, before sexual activity onset which diagnosis is clinical and by exclusion, based on detailed history, a complete physical examination and full clinical recovery in about a month.

We present the case of a 10 year old girl with gangrenous form of this entity.


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