Non-neoplastic epithelial disorders of the vulva.

  title={Non-neoplastic epithelial disorders of the vulva.},
  author={Theodore Xavier O'Connell and Leena Shankar Nathan and Wendy Ann Satmary and Andrew Todd Goldstein},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={77 3},
Lichen sclerosus, lichen planus, and lichen simplex chronicus are three of the most common non-neoplastic epithelial disorders of the vulva. Lichen sclerosus is characterized by intense vulvar itching and can affect men and women of all ages, but it manifests most commonly in postmenopausal women. Patients with lichen sclerosus have an increased risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma, and they should be monitored for malignancy. Lichen planus is an inflammatory autoimmune disorder that can… CONTINUE READING


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