El liquen escleroso, anteriormente llamado liquen escleroso y atrófico, es una enfermedad inflamatoria crónica de la piel, caracterizada por la presencia de. Liquen escleroso. Lichen sclerosus. Aurora Guerraa. a Servicio de Dermatolog ??a. Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre. Madrid. Espa??a. Read. —El liquen escleroso, anteriormente llamado liquen escleroso y atrófico, es una enfermedad inflamatoria crónica de la piel, caracterizada por la presencia de.

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Several risk factors have been proposed, including autoimmune diseasesinfections and genetic predisposition. On the non-genital skin, the disease may manifest as porcelain-white spots with small visible plugs ecsleroso the orifices of hair follicles or sweat glands on the surface. In the year has been indexed in the Medlinedatabase, and has become a vehicle for expressing the most current Spanish medicine and modern.


In males, the disease may take the form of whitish patches on the foreskin and its narrowing preputial stenosisforming an “indurated ring”, which can make retraction more difficult or impossible.

Ecleroso sclerosus often occurs in postmenopausal women, but also in men and children. LS in adult age is normally incurable, but improvable with treatment, and often gets progressively worse. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews InFriedrich defines LS as a dystrophic, not atrophic condition; “et atrophicus” dropped.


Continuing navigation will be considered as liqhen of this use. InTestosterone used in genital LS. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. If you’ve already been liquem with lichen sclerosus, see your doctor every six to 12 months to be checked for any skin changes or treatment side effects.

South Med J ;96 1: Specific antibodies have been found in LS. En las mujeres, el liquen escleroso suele involucrar la vulva.

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This content does not have an English version. Lichen sclerosus is associated with a higher risk of cancer. Views Read Edit View history. If you are a member of the AEDV: If continuously used, corticosteroids have been suggested to minimize the risk of esvleroso in various studies. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

J Am Acad Escleroxo. Br J Dermatol ; Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. A biopsy of the affected skin can be done to confirm diagnosis.

American Journal of Clinical Dermatology. Previous article Next article. Cases of LS coexisting with lichen planus and morphea lesions have been repeatedly described, with both at the same time, and even with systemic scleroderma.

Acral lichen sclerosus et atrophicus: case report

Meatal stenosismaking it more difficult or even impossible to urinate, may also occur. Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. Kyrle disease Reactive perforating collagenosis Elastosis perforans serpiginosa Perforating folliculitis Acquired perforating dermatosis. Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre.


En ocasiones, el liquen escleroso mejora solo y no necesitas tratamiento. Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus was first described in by Dr. People with lichen sclerosus are also at an increased risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the affected area. British Journal of Dermatology. An overactive immune system or an imbalance of hormones may play a role. Request an Appointment at Mayo Clinic. CiteScore measures average citations received per document published.

In a prospective study of 83 patients, throughout 20 years, 8 patients developed cancer. The disease can last for a considerably long time.

In women, lichen sclerosus usually involves the vulva. Funaro D, et al.

Lichen sclerosus – Symptoms and causes – Mayo Clinic

InKyrle defines LS “white spot disease” as entity sui esclwroso. SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.

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