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Candidal vulvitis: a possible trigger for lichen striatus Article à paraître

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1 Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Yenisehir District, Tahsin Duru Avenue, No.14, 71450 Yahsihan, Kirikkale, Turkey
2 Department of Pathology, Yenisehir District, Tahsin Duru Avenue, No.14, 71450 Yahsihan, Kirikkale, Turkey

A 33-year-old woman presented with a pruritic rash on her left leg. Dermatological examination revealed an erythematous, mildly oedematous vulva and small, flat, erythematous, blaschkoid papules extending from the left inguinal fold to the medial side of the left knee (figure 1A, B). Approximately one month prior, she had visited a gynaecology clinic due to an itchy vulva, and received a corticosteroid cream for suspected allergic vulvitis. The pruritus persisted after one week of treatment, and [...]