Introduction: Lichen sclerosis


Lichen sclerosis: Disease causing leathery or dry skin in genital areas.

Lichen sclerosis: Lichen sclerosus (LIKE-in skler-O-sus) is a skin disorder that can affect men, women, or children, but is most common in women. It usually occurs on the vulva (the outer genitalia or sex organ) in women, but sometimes develops on the head of the penis in men. Occasionally, lichen sclerosus is seen on other parts of the body, especially the upper body, breasts, and upper arms. 1

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1. excerpt from Questions and Answers About Lichen Sclerosis: NIAMS

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