Plasma Cell Vulvitis

Plasma Cell Vulvitis (also known at Zoon’s vulvitis) is a very rare chronic, inflammatory disorder of the vulva. Bright red mucosal plaques on the vulva that are present for a long duration are the defining feature.  These may cause itching or pain with intercourse.  It is important to rule out other skin conditions, such as erosive lichen planus, lichen sclerosus, genital psoriasis, and vulvar cancer. 

Treatment

Treatment options include topical corticosteroids, calcineurin inhibitors, and immunomodulators.  If these measures do not improve symptoms, then surgery, cryotherapy, or laser ablation may be necessary.

Conditions we treat

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IMPORTANT UPDATE

**Please note that our Practice Manager, Hillary, schedules all new patients, follow-ups, telemedicine visits, and surgeries. She will be out of the office from 7/26-7/30 and will return on 8/2/21. It is recommended that you send your inquiries or call her on 8/2/21. No appointment requests will be addressed or made until 8/2/21.**

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