Two Cases of Vulvovaginitis Caused by Shigella flexneri and Shigella sonnei: a Case Report

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Gülçin Bayramoğlu; Faruk Aydın; Gülay Karagüzel; Mustafa İmamoğlu; Ayşenur Ökten;
  • Publisher: Galenos Publishing House
  • Journal: Balkan Medical Journal (issn: 2146-3123, eissn: 2146-3131)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5174/tutfd.2010.04644.2
  • Subject: prepubertal girls | R | Shigella flexneri | Shigella flexneri, Shigella sonnei, vulvovaginitis, prepubertal girls | Medicine | Shigella sonnei | vulvovaginitis
    mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition

Vulvovaginitis caused by Shigella species (Shigella spp.) has rarely been reported. This paper describes two cases of prepubertal vulvovaginitis, presenting with a bloody and purulent vaginal discharge, separately caused by ampicillin-resistant Shigella flexneri and tri... View more
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