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Lesions of the Clitoris: A Review

Heller, Debra S. MD

Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease: January 2015 - Volume 19 - Issue 1 - p 68–75
doi: 10.1097/LGT.0000000000000028
Review and Commentary

The clitoris may become involved by vulvar lesions. There are also lesions arising from the clitoris. A familiarity with these lesions is necessary for the high index of suspicion needed for their diagnosis.

Lesions of the clitoris are reviewed.

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Reprint requests to: Debra S. Heller, MD, Department of Pathology-UH/E158, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, 185 S Orange Ave, Newark, NJ 07103. E-mail:

The authors have declared they have no conflicts of interest.

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