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Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus (Lichen Sclerosus)

A chronic inflammatory mucocutaneous disease usually affecting the female genitalia (VULVAR LICHEN SCLEROSUS) and BALANITIS XEROTICA OBLITERANS in males. It is also called white spot disease and Csillag's disease.
Also Known As:
Lichen Sclerosus; Lichen Sclerosis; Lichen Sclerosis et Atrophicus; Lichen Scleroses; Scleroses, Lichen; Sclerosis, Lichen; Sclerosus, Lichen
Networked: 373 relevant articles (40 outcomes, 42 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Localized Scleroderma (Morphea)
2. Skin Diseases
3. Prurigo
4. Psoriasis (Pustulosis Palmaris et Plantaris)
5. Granuloma Annulare

Experts

1. Gambichler, Thilo: 7 articles (07/2013 - 02/2002)
2. Kreuter, Alexander: 7 articles (07/2013 - 02/2002)
3. Altmeyer, P: 6 articles (02/2012 - 01/2001)
4. Kreuter, A: 6 articles (02/2012 - 01/2001)
5. Wojnarowska, Fenella: 6 articles (01/2011 - 07/2003)
6. Wojnarowska, F: 6 articles (11/2006 - 01/2000)
7. Gonzalez, Chris M: 5 articles (07/2015 - 09/2008)
8. Altmeyer, Peter: 5 articles (03/2013 - 02/2002)
9. Dean, D: 5 articles (11/2006 - 01/2000)
10. Farrell, A M: 5 articles (11/2006 - 01/2000)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus:
1. Tacrolimus (Prograf)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Clobetasol (Clobetasol Propionate)FDA LinkGeneric
3. pimecrolimus (Elidel)FDA Link
4. Testosterone (Sustanon)FDA Link
5. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)IBA
6. EtretinateFDA Link
7. mometasone furoate (mometasone)FDA LinkGeneric
8. RetinoidsIBA
9. Retinaldehyde (Retinal)IBA
10. methylprednisolone aceponateIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Phototherapy (Light Therapy)
2. Gas Lasers
3. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)
4. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
5. Dye Lasers