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ISSN: 2637-4544

Interventions in Gynaecology and Women's Healthcare

Research Article(ISSN: 2637-4544)

Giant Genital Aphthosis Revealing Behcet’s Disease Volume 3 - Issue 5

Mounia Bennani*, Sara Oukarfi, Selma Benkirane, Sarra Elloudi, Hanane Baybay and Fatima Zahra Mernissi

  • Departement of Dermatology, Hassan II Hospital University, Morocco

Received:September 18, 2019; Published: September 30, 2019

Corresponding author: Mounia Bennani, Departement of Dermatology, Hassan II Hospital University, Fes, Morocco

DOI: 10.32474/IGWHC.2019.03.000174

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30 yeаrs old patient; without significant pathological antecedents, who had painful and trailing genital ulcerations for two months, increаsing in size and number, she had never presented a similar episode. Moreover, the patient did not report any associated digestive symptoms and in particular not transit problems; nor other systemic signs.

The dermatological examination found genital ulcerations of différent size, the largest of which was 4 cm long axis surrounded by an erythematous halos, with a yellowish-white background in fresh breath, evoking genital aphthosis in Figure 1.

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The remainder of the examination demonstrated the presence of mouth aphthis ignored by the patient in Figure 2, and the patergy test was positive in Figure 3, the ophthalmologic examination and the rest of the somatic examination were normal.

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In front of the table the diagnosis was a Behcet’s disease, and the patient was put under colchicine with a complete cicatrization of the lesions in Figure 4.

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