Pediatric Lichen Sclerosus: A Review of the Literature and Management Recommendations.
Lichen sclerosus is an uncommon, inflammatory disease of the skin and mucosa that can cause significant pruritus, pain, and scarring. There are two peaks of incidence: one in adult females, and the other in young girls. Early recognition and prompt management of the disorder is crucial in preventing long-lasting complications. This article reviews lichen sclerosus in children and provides evidence-based guidance for treatment in the pediatric population.
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Dinh, H., Purcell, S. M., Chung, C., & Zaenglein, A. L. (2016). Pediatric Lichen Sclerosus: A Review of the Literature and Management Recommendations. The Journal Of Clinical And Aesthetic Dermatology, 9(9), 49-54.
Department of Medicine, Department of Medicine Faculty, Department of Medicine Fellows and Residents