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BOYCE DAVID C. Lt Col MC; VALPEY, JACK M. Lt Col, MC, FACOG
Obstetrics & Gynecology: September 1971
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Acute ulcerative vulvitis afflicting an apparently select population of military wives, coming to Hawaii to meet their husbands on rest and recuperation leave from Southeast Asia, is reported. Twenty-three such patients were seen during an 18-month period. This vulvitis is characterized by a short period of time from initial coitus to onset (12-48 hours), consistent appearance and location of lesions, and the inability to find evidence of a common infective organism or environmental factor. This pattern of disease has led to the authors' belief that this type of vulvitis is unique.

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