1987
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.123.4.457
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Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus

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“…Such misdiagnoses have led to false accusations and investigations that produce much anxiety and distress in the involved family. These case reports all involved girls, whose complaints and findings included vul-var purpura, vaginal bleeding and discharge, frequency and urgency of micturition, and fissures (1,2,4,(14)(15)(16). To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of LSA producing concem for sexual abuse in a boy.…”
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“…Such misdiagnoses have led to false accusations and investigations that produce much anxiety and distress in the involved family. These case reports all involved girls, whose complaints and findings included vul-var purpura, vaginal bleeding and discharge, frequency and urgency of micturition, and fissures (1,2,4,(14)(15)(16). To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of LSA producing concem for sexual abuse in a boy.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 91%
“…The disorder is characterized by irregular, ivory macules or papules that tend to coalesce to form well-demarcated, homogeneous, hypopigmented plaques and patches with central "cigarette paper" atrophy (1,4,5). The lesions usually occur in the anogenital region, although extragenital involvement has been reported (2,4). The skin becomes thin, fragile, and easily traumatized.…”
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