An infection of the urogenital tract in female patients with diabetes


Authors: Karol Dókuš 1;  Silvia Dókušová 2
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-pôrodnícka klinika Jesseniovej LF UK a UNM, Martin 1;  Národný endokrinologický a diabetologický ústav, n. o., Ľubochňa 2
Published in: Forum Diab 2016; 5(3): 151-154
Category: Topic

Overview

Diabetes mellitus, in particular when insufficiently controlled, presents a risk factor for the development of infectious diseases, including those of the urogenital system of women with diabetes. The most frequently occurring infections of the urogenital organs in patients with diabetes mellitus include vulvovaginal candidiasis, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and aerobic vaginitis. The article presents an overview of the most common etiological agents and the preferred practices of treatment of these nosological units, with an emphasis on measures suitable for women with diabetic mellitus.

Key words:
aerobic vaginitis – bacterial vaginosis – diabetes mellitus – urogenital tract – vulvovaginal candidosis – trichomoniasis


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