The Female Sexual Function Index to assess patients with moderate to severe vulvar lichen sclerosus

@article{GutierrezOntalvilla2019TheFS,
  title={The Female Sexual Function Index to assess patients with moderate to severe vulvar lichen sclerosus},
  author={Patricia Gutierrez-Ontalvilla and Rafael Botella and M Amparo Iborra and Francisco Giner and Damian Negueroles and Jose Cortell and Diana Vicente},
  journal={European Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2019},
  volume={29},
  pages={430 - 431}
}
previous reports [1, 5, 10]. Unfortunately, dermatologists very rarely notice this symptom, and in our experience, patients do not report it unless specifically asked. As with pruritus, we found no association between the presence or intensity of skin pain and PASI, sPGA or BSA, but DLQI was significantly higher in participants with skin pain and it increased with pain intensity. The few studies on this topic are consistent with this [10]. Since one of our inclusion criteria was a PASI score… 
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