Female Reproductive System & Breast

{"ops":[{"insert":"Diagnosis and reasoning"},{"insert":"\n","attributes":{"header":1}},{"insert":"This young lady has presented with an abnormal vaginal discharge for 3 months.\n\nThe causes of vaginal discharge can be broadly classified into vaginitis, cervicitis, and neoplasms of the genital tract.\n\nWhile the above share many signs and symptoms, there are often characteristic clinical features which can help determine which of these is more likely.\n\nThus, in this patient, the presence of vulvovaginal itching and dyspareunia along with the examination findings of a erythematous vaginal mucosa are most suggestive of vaginitis.\n\nThe absence of a purulent exudate from the cervical os, or contact bleeding from cervix make cervicitis clinically less likely.\n\nCervical cancer is the main neoplastic condition giving rise to vaginal discharge; wh"}]}

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