Lichen sclerosus and squamous cell carcinoma.

@article{GutirrezPascual2012LichenSA,
  title={Lichen sclerosus and squamous cell carcinoma.},
  author={Marta Guti{\'e}rrez-Pascual and Francisco Javier Vicente-Mart{\'i}n and Jos{\'e} Lu{\'i}s L{\'o}pez-Estebaranz},
  journal={Actas dermo-sifiliograficas},
  year={2012},
  volume={103 1},
  pages={21-8}
}
Lichen sclerosus is a chronic inflammatory disease that can progress to malignancy. The literature indicates an association with anogenital squamous cell carcinoma and verrucous carcinoma. Two pathogenic pathways, differentiated vulvar and penile intraepithelial neoplasias, which have recently been described in relation to squamous cell carcinoma, are both highly associated with genital lichen sclerosus independently of human papilloma virus (HPV) infection. Furthermore, tumor-promoting… CONTINUE READING

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