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Mucosal vulval lichen planus: outcome, clinical and laboratory features.

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BACKGROUND: Mucosal lichen planus of the vulva is a rare but increasingly recognized condition. It has potentially severe complications such as fusion of the labia and vagina; the risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) may be increased. An association between hepatitis B and C infection and skin or oral lichen planus appears to exist in certain geographical areas. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the course of mucosal vulval lichen planus, its response to treatment and associated laborator...

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Journal:
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV More from this journal
Volume:
19
Issue:
3
Pages:
301-307
Publication date:
2005-05-01
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EISSN:
1468-3083
ISSN:
0926-9959
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
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Source identifiers:
29213
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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