Lichen sclerosus et atrophicans. Intradermal steroid therapy. The treatment of balanitis xerotica obliterans with testosterone propionate ointment. LS is an important condition for two reasons. LS in adults is a lifelong disease that rarely goes into remission even with long-term treatment. December through November
Surg Clin North Am ; 2: A trusting relationship with their doctor prior to puberty is the best way to prevent this. Treating this disease is beneficial as the symptoms can be relieved, and further damage to the genital area and around the anus may be prevented. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I had my first bout of itching last week and I hit up my boyfriend for some stress relief and the itching went away.
Brookes DV, Sarkany I. I saw a Nurse practitioner who said the whole area looked swollen and sore and recommended a dermatologist. Chronic inflammation can result in scarring and loss of normal skin architecture. Arch Dermatol Syph ; 1: Arch Dermatol Syphilil ; When LS appears in circumcised men, a history of previous phimosis or adhesions is common.
HLA antigens and Bf allotypes in lichen sclerosus et atrophicus. Am J Obstet Gynecol ; Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus [Comment]. The association between lichen sclerosus et atrophicus and autoimmune disease in males: Expression of androgen-responsive properties in human skin fibroblast strains of genital and nongenital origin. Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus generalisata, alopecia areata, and polymyalgia rheumatica found in the same patient. Correspondence Address: