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Childhood vulvar lichen sclerosus: an increasingly common problem.

Abstract:

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...

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Publisher copy:
10.1067/mjd.2001.113474

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Wojnarowska, F More by this author
Journal:
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume:
44
Issue:
5
Pages:
803-806
Publication date:
2001-05-05
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EISSN:
1097-6787
ISSN:
0190-9622
URN:
uuid:8539fac5-45ea-4b2b-8131-58f5ae069d0b
Source identifiers:
29176
Local pid:
pubs:29176

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