Labial fusion in children: a presenting feature of genital lichen sclerosus?

Pediatr Dermatol. 1999 Sep-Oct;16(5):388-91. doi: 10.1046/j.1525-1470.1999.00102.x.

Abstract

Labial fusion is a common condition seen most frequently in infants and young children. While most cases are "physiological," we believe it can occasionally be the presenting feature of genital lichen sclerosus.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Administration, Topical
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents / administration & dosage
  • Biopsy, Needle
  • Child, Preschool
  • Clobetasol / administration & dosage
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Glucocorticoids
  • Humans
  • Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus / complications
  • Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus / diagnosis*
  • Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus / drug therapy
  • Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus / pathology
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Vulva / abnormalities*
  • Vulvar Diseases / drug therapy
  • Vulvar Diseases / etiology*

Substances

  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents
  • Glucocorticoids
  • Clobetasol