Infectious

Like in other anatomic sites, a caseating necrotising granulomatous infection can be caused by tuberculosis, especially in children [32, 45, 76].

Ligneous conjunctivitis (chronic pseudomembranous conjunctivitis) is a rare bilateral disease, mainly occurring in young girls. It presents as a subacute inflammation of the tarsal conjunctiva, often accompanied by nasopharyngitis and vaginitis. The disease seems to be due to a defective fibrinolysin system. Microscopically, granulation tissue is present, covered with plaques of fibrinous material, later forming a hyalinised mass. After removal of the plaque, recurrence is common. It can be complicated by corneal involvement and perforation with loss of the eye may occur [15, 17, 99].

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

This fact sheet is designed to provide you with information on Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an abnormal vaginal condition that is characterized by vaginal discharge and results from an overgrowth of atypical bacteria in the vagina.

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