BACKGROUND: Lichen sclerosus (LS) of the vulva in children is presenting more commonly, but its origin is unknown. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of childhood vulvar LS, to examine factors that may play a role in its cause, and to attempt to define the current optimal treatment. METHODS: We surveyed 70 cases of LS currently being treated in the pediatric vulvar clinic to collect information on presentation, family history, associated disease, and typical cou...Expand abstract
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Childhood vulvar lichen sclerosus: an increasingly common problem.
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