- Pragya Ashok Nair
J Midlife Health 2017 Apr-Jun;8(2):55-62
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Pramukshwami Medical College, Karamsad, Gujarat, India.
Vulvar lichen sclerosus (VLS) is a chronic inflammatory dermatosis characterized by ivory-white plaques or patches with glistening surface commonly affecting the vulva and anus. Common symptoms are irritation, soreness, dyspareunia, dysuria, and urinary or fecal incontinence. Anogenital lichen sclerosus (LS) is characterized by porcelain-white atrophic plaques, which may become confluent extending around the vulval and perianal skin in a figure of eight configuration. Read More