Definition of Kraurosis vulvae
1. Noun. Kraurosis of the vulva; often a precancerous lesion.
Medical Definition of Kraurosis vulvae
1. An atrophic disease affecting the female external genitalia, most often of older women, resulting in drying and shriveling of the parts, and marked by leukoplakic patches on the mucosa, itching, dyspareunia, dysuria, and soreness. It occurs most commonly as a result of lichen sclerosus et atrophicus of the vulva, but may be associated with other types of genital atrophy. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Kraurosis vulvae
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1. Diseases of the Skin by Richard Lightburn Sutton (1919)
"Mitchell, In- kraurosis vulvae. . — H-'ol- Definition.—A chronic disorder involving the external genitalia of women, characterized by atrophy, ..."
2. The Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of Women by Harry Sturgeon Crossen (1907)
"MISCELLANEOUS AFFECTIONS—kraurosis vulvae, Pruritis Vulvae, Hyper- esthesia of Vaginal Entrance, Adhesions of Prepuce and Labia. ..."