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Squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva has been reported in 5% of older adult women with chronic lichen sclerosus. This form of cancer is extremely rare in younger women, however, and the lifetime risk for women who develop lichen sclerosus as children is unknown.
Development of antigen specific ELISA for circulating autoantibodies to extracellular matrix protein 1 in lichen sclerosus. J Clin Invest 2004; 113:1550 9.
She said that she has seen lichen sclerosus in patients of all ages and also disputes a related maxim, which states that while the condition may occur in young girls, it resolves at puberty.
66%), pityriasis lichonides chronica 4 cases (6.06%), Lupus erythematosus 3 cases (4.54%), 2 cases (3.03%) each of oral lichen planus, lichen nitidus, & lichen sclerosus et atrophicus.
The most frequent symptom associated with lichen sclerosus is intense itching of the affected area.
Childhood onset vulvar lichen sclerosus does not resolve at puberty: a prospective case series.
Lichen sclerosus (LS) is a chronic inflammatory disease that may initially manifest as white patches on the skin.
In one study, more than half of patients had another condition, the most common of which was lichen sclerosus. Others included simplex chronicus, atopic dermatitis, condyloma acuminatum, psoriasis, and Paget disease.
The possible role of human papillomavirus infection in the development of lichen sclerosus. Int J Dermatol.
A Lichen sclerosus isn't very common but can result in white, crinkly patches on the skin and is usually most troublesome, as you have found, in the genital area.
[4-6] There are two aetiological pathways to vulvar cancer: the first is related to vulvar non-neoplastic epithelial disorders such as lichen sclerosus in older women, while the second involves younger women and is associated with high-risk HPV.
Degenerative skin diseases included morphea and lichen sclerosus. Other less common diseases like Langerhan cell histiocytosis, keloid, vasculitis, and lymphedema were put in the miscellaneous group.