Lichen sclerosus causes white patches to appear on the vulva, which are both itchy and sore.
What does LS stand for?
LS stands for Lichen Sclerosus (dermatology)
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Men with lichen sclerosus et atrophicus (LSA) are much more likely to have penile urethral strictures, which most definitely increases the difficulty of surgical repair.
NEW YORK, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulvar lichen sclerosus is an inflammatory condition of the vulva that can also present itself on other parts of the body.
Lichen Sclerosus This is a skin condition that can cause intense itching and burning of the skin.
Lichen Sclerosus Lichen sclerosus typically presents with itching, burning, dyspareunia, and skin texture changes often described as "cigarette paper" skin, with crinkling and fissures around the vulva and anus.
Lichen nitidus, lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, benign lichenoid keratoses, lichen aureus, pityriasis lichenoides, and keratosis lichenoides chronica.
An international team of over 500 specialists contributed the chapters, with new chapters included on lichen sclerosus, vitiligo, mechanisms of autoimmune disease, body art, occupational skin disease, and complementary and alternative dermatology, among other topics.
Luger and his associates have reported complete resolution of anogenital lichen sclerosus with once daily tacrolimus ointment in three prepubertal girls and three adults, with remissions lasting for up to 1 year and no noteworthy adverse effects (Arch.