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Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus

Known as: Lichen Sclerosus, Vulvar, Vulvae, Kraurosis, Kraurosis Vulvae 
A chronic inflammatory disorder of unknown etiology that affects the vulva. It is characterized by the development of white elevated plaques in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Lichen sclerosus (LS) is a lymphocyte-mediated chronic cutaneous disorder with a predilection for the vulva. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
It is recommended that women with vulvar lichen sclerosus be followed in specialist clinics where difficulty exists with symptom… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE To describe the rate of vulvar lichen sclerosus in 1 general gynecology practice. STUDY DESIGN A database of 1,675… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE To record the clinical features, symptomatic response to topical steroids, and resolution of clinical signs in a large… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Lichen sclerosus is an inflammatory disease of unknown etiology affecting the anogenital skin and associated with the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The treatment of vulvar lichen sclerosus is generally considered difficult. Ultrapotent corticosteroids represent the most… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Summary Background Vulval vestibulitis is a condition characterized by the sudden onset of a painful burning sensation… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the therapeutic effect of photodynamic therapy on vulvar lichen sclerosus. METHODS Twelve women with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Abstract Lichen sclerosus is a chronic cutaneous disorder of unknown cause that most commonly occurs on the vulva in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
SUMMARY. Twelve cases of chronic hyperplastic candidiasis of the oral mucosa are described. 
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