Important It is possible that the main title of the record Lichen Sclerosus is not the name you expected. Please inspect the synonyms listing to discover the alternating name(s )and also disorder subdivision(s )covered by this report. Synonyms Csillag’s Condition (Sclerosus) Guttate Morphea(Sclerosus)Guttate Scleroderma, Lichen Sclerosus Type Hallopeau I Disease Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus Von Zambusch Illness White-Spot Illness Condition Subdivisions None General Conversation Lichen sclerosus is a chronic skin problem that a lot of generally affects post-menopausal females.
However, it is sometimes identified among pre-menopausalfemales, and
, much more seldom, among men. When located in men, the illness is called balanitis xerotica obliterans. Lichen sclerosus is identified by skin adjustments of the outside genitalia(i.e., vulva, head of the penis
), although various other components of
- the body may likewise be impacted. Intense itching often accompanies attacks of lichen sclerosus. The condition is not transmittable nor is it a sexually transferred condition. In the recent past, a genetic component for lichen sclerosus has been
- acknowledged. Furthermore,several scientific researchers think
it is a condition of the immunological system. The understanding of the reasons for this condition is still incomplete. Lichen sclerosus can establish concurrently with other problems.