Lichen Sclerosus

Lichen sclerosus is an inflammatory skin disease of unknown cause, presumably autoimmune conditions, which usually occurs in the anogenital region. First signs are skin fragility, bruising and sometimes blisters. The lesions typically cause mild to severe itching. In children, the appearance of lichen sclerosus can be confused with the consequences of sexual abuse. Over time, the affected tissue atrophies, becomes thinner, hypopigmented (occasionally post inflammatory hyperpigmentation with swabs), forming fissures…

September 3, 2018