Lichen sclerosus

J Am Acad Dermatol. 2007 Apr;56(4):683-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2006.11.031.


Dialogues in Dermatology, a monthly audio program from the American Academy of Dermatology, contains discussions between dermatologists on timely topics. Commentaries from Dialogues Editor-in-Chief Warren R. Heymann, MD, are provided after each discussion as a topic summary and are provided here as a special service to readers of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

MeSH terms

  • Administration, Topical
  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones / therapeutic use
  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / pathology*
  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / therapy
  • Cell Transformation, Neoplastic*
  • Dermatology / standards
  • Dermatology / trends
  • Early Diagnosis
  • Female
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedures
  • Humans
  • Prognosis
  • Quality of Life
  • Risk Assessment
  • Sickness Impact Profile
  • Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus / complications
  • Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus / diagnosis*
  • Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus / drug therapy
  • Vulvar Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Vulvar Neoplasms / therapy


  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones