lichen sclerosis

lichen sclerosis

Gynecology A pruritic mucosal lesion which is more common in older, often post-menopausal white ♀, that may have a vague genetic component in a background of autoimmunity; the cutaneous lesions consist of flat-topped coalescing white macules; LS evolves towards malignancy in 5% of ♂, but it is not premalignant in ♀
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Patients with extragenital lichen sclerosis and atrophoderma were included in the analysis, but those with pansclerotic morphea and eosinophilic fasciitis were excluded.
Vulvar lichen sclerosis: This type of inflammation of the vulvar lips is very painful and can lead to a fusion of the vulvar lips and an impossibility of having intercourse.
There are a few reports in reproductive age women related to female circumcision, lichen sclerosis, herpes simplex, diabetes, pemphigoid, and caustic vaginitis.1
Detection of Borrelia Burgdorferi DNA (B gainii or B afzelii) in morphea and lichen sclerosis et atrophicus tissue of German and Japanese but not of us patients.
The CDS will cover all dermatology areas as detailed in the inclusions and exclusion list below but in general the most common diagnostic groups of patients are identified who require more than one follow up, they are: Eczema, Psoriasis, Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC), Acne, Solar Keratosis, Naevi, Melanoma, Leg ulcers and Lichen Sclerosis. The Community Dermatology Service will form part of an integrated Dermatology Service across primary and secondary care.
NEW YORK -- A delayed diagnosis of vulvar lichen sclerosis is common, and the risk of this delay is permanent scarring and structural genital changes, cautioned an expert who holds teaching appointments in both dermatology and obstetrics/gynecology.
I have had lichen sclerosis for 22 years and would appreciate any information on how to treat it.
Initially, lichen sclerosis et atrophicus, atrophoderma of Pasini-Pierini, sarcoidosis, mycosis fungoides, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation were considered in the differential diagnosis of our case.
The clinical course of lichen sclerosis is variable.
Vulvar mucosal LP can be misdiagnosed as lichen sclerosis or vulvovaginal blistering diseases.
The second problem is 'Lichen sclerosis', which a common issue among women that affects the vulva and can cause intercourse to be painful.