noun[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of Bartholin’s gland, typically accompanied by cysts or abscesses.
- But another important cause of bartholinitis is gonorrhoea, which is a sexually transmitted infection.
- Patients in group B had bartholinitis with symptoms of rubor, swelling or pain on the day of study enrolment.
- Including the case herein reported there have been a total of 14 cases of bartholinitis and bartholin's abscess described in the literature.
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