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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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.
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.
Landa said, as lichen sclerosis has been associated with an increased risk for vulvar cancer.
Eczema, lichen sclerosis or vulvodynia can also cause pain, so if it doesn't settle see a GP.
She had suffered from a skin condition in the genital area called lichen sclerosis for years and was referred to a gynaecology oncologist at Halton hospital as the dermatologist was concerned about some ulcers.
A number of dermatologic skin lesions such as lichen planus, psoriasis, eczema, lichen sclerosis et atrophicus, and seborrhea are associated with PA.
At this time, my most pressing problem is Lichen Sclerosis and I wondered if you had at any time covered this subject in your newsletter.
Skin conditions such as eczema or lichen sclerosis can also cause itching and pain.
Q I HAVE been told that I have Lichen Sclerosis - an itchy and painful skin condition around my vagina.
This lesion is often associated with other dermatologic conditions such as lichen sclerosis and lichen simplex chronicus.