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  • Lichen Sclerosus
  • Lichen Sclerosus

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    Lichen Sclerosus

    Lichen sclerosus is an autoinflammatory disease that causes atrophy, hypopigmentation (possibly with flecks of hyperpigmentation), and, in severe cases, fibrosis of anogenital skin with distortion of normal anatomy.

    Images courtesy of Joe Miller (top) and Brian Hill (bottom) via the Public Health Image Library of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.