Below you will find a selection of clinical images portraying Vulval Dermatitis
Lichenification (thickening) of the labia majora with excoriations (scratch marks). Lichenification occurs as a result of repeated scratching and is a sign of chronic (long term) eczema.
Lichenification (thickening) of the left crural fold. Lichenification and excoriations (scratch marks) in interlabial sulci and left labium minus.
Fissure or deep excoriation right of perineum.
Lichenification (thickening) of the medial labia minora. The pale grey colouration is often seen in lichenifiction in darker skin and should not be confused with the pallor of lichen sclerosus.
Ill defined erythema with mild lichenification (thickening) in the perianal area. Fissure visible at fourchette.
Lichenification (thickening) of the left labium majus with excoriations (scratch marks).
Lichenification (thickening) of the labia majora, more marked on the left.
Excoriation (scratch) seen on lower left labium majus.
Marked erythema over medial buttocks with superficial desquamation. Contact dermatitis can be irritant or allergic.
Close up of lichenified (thickened) skin over the labia majora. Lichen simplex chronicus develops as a consequence of repeated scratching. Eczema (dermatitis) is usually the underlying cause.