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Vulval cicatricial pemphigoid may mimic lichen sclerosus.

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We report two patients with vulval signs suggestive of lichen sclerosus. This diagnosis was never substantiated histologically and microscopic appearances were non-specific. In both cases the development of lesions at other cutaneous and mucosal sites alerted us to the possibility that the autoimmune bullous disease, cicatricial pemphigoid, accounted for the entire clinical picture. Lichen sclerosus and cicatricial pemphigoid are distinctive conditions which clinically are usually readily dif...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
Journal:
The British journal of dermatology
Volume:
134
Issue:
3
Pages:
522-524
Publication date:
1996-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2133
ISSN:
0007-0963
URN:
uuid:d184190d-7ab8-4057-94ec-7c39e3625f4f
Source identifiers:
17909
Local pid:
pubs:17909

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