Published in Cancer Weekly, June 28th, 2005
"Mucosal lichen planus of the vulva is a rare but increasingly recognized condition. It has potentially severe complications such as fusion of the labia and vagina; the risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) may be increased," investigators in the Netherlands reported.
"An association between hepatitis B and C infection and skin or oral lichen planus appears to exist in certain geographical areas. Forty-four women with mucosal vulval lichen planus were studied between 1997 and 2000 and laboratory data were collected to investigate the course of mucosal...
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