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Lichen sclerosis

Lichen sclerosis: Introduction

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 ... more about Lichen sclerosis.

Lichen sclerosis: Disease causing leathery or dry skin in genital areas. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Lichen sclerosis is available below.

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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. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Lichen Sclerosis: NIAMS)

Definitions of Lichen sclerosis:

Any of several eruptive skin diseases characterized by hard thick lesions grouped together and resembling lichens growing on rocks - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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