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Description:This patient presented with a condition diagnosed as “kraurosis vulvae” now referred to as “lichen sclerosus”.
This is a chronic inflammatory dermatosis characterized by the formation of white plaques in the region of the vulva, and may be a precancerous condition predisposing the patient to subsequent development of squamous cell carcinoma.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. N.J. Fiumara
Creation Date:1976
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