Vaginitis emphysematosa: CT and review of the literature.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

OBJECTIVE: This report describes the CT appearance of vaginitis emphysematosa. CONCLUSION: Vaginitis emphysematosa is characterized by gas-filled cysts in the vaginal wall, in a pattern similar to pneumatosis of the intestines or bladder. This bacterial vaginitis is benign and self-limited and does not signify the presence of tissue necrosis or life-threatening infection.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Leder, RA; Paulson, EK

Published Date

  • March 2001

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 176 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 623 - 625

PubMed ID

  • 11222191

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0361-803X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2214/ajr.176.3.1760623


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States