Vaginitis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jul 09, 2021
  • Author: Hetal B Gor, MD, FACOG; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

In addition to the conditions listed in the differential diagnosis, other problems to be considered include the following:

  • Atrophic vaginitis

  • Cervical polyp

  • Contact dermatitis

  • Entamoeba histolytica infection

  • Excessive desquamation of normal vaginal epithelium

  • Large cervical ectropion

  • Lichen sclerosis

  • Lichen simplex chronicus

  • Vaginal adenosis

  • Vaginal cancer

  • Vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia

  • Vaginal ulcers

  • Vaginitis emphysematosa (multiple gas-filled cysts on the vaginal and cervical mucosa)

Differential Diagnoses