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Lichen sclerosus

Introduction: Lichen sclerosus

Description of Lichen sclerosus

Lichen sclerosus (medical condition): A chronic skin disease characterized by shiny, white atrophic skin patches...more »

See also:

Lichen sclerosis et atrophicus:
  »Introduction: Lichen sclerosis et atrophicus
  »Symptoms of Lichen sclerosis et atrophicus

Lichen sclerosus: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Lichen sclerosus:

Lichen sclerosus: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Lichen sclerosus is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Lichen sclerosus, or a subtype of Lichen sclerosus, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Lichen sclerosus as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Lichen sclerosus as a Disease

Lichen sclerosus: Another name for Lichen sclerosis et atrophicus (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Lichen sclerosis et atrophicus
  »Symptoms of Lichen sclerosis et atrophicus

Lichen sclerosus: Related Diseases

Lichen sclerosus: Lichen sclerosus is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Lichen sclerosus (Lichen sclerosis et atrophicus)

Some of the symptoms of Lichen sclerosus incude:

Lichen sclerosus: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Lichen sclerosus:

  • mucocutaneous disease
  • annular lichen planus
  • linear lichen planus
  • ulcerative lichen planus
  • atrophic lichen planus
  • hypertrophic planus
  • actinic planus pigmentosus
  • vesiculaobulbous lichen planus

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Source - NIH

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