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Early onset vulvar Lichen Sclerosus in premenopausal women and oral contraceptives.

Authors
  • Günthert, Andreas R
  • Faber, Melanie
  • Knappe, Gabriele
  • Hellriegel, Simin
  • Emons, Günter
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2008
Volume
137
Issue
1
Pages
56–60
Identifiers
PMID: 18055095
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our data suggest that disturbance of the androgen dependent growth of the vulvar skin by OCPs and especially by OCPs with anti-androgenic properties might trigger the early onset of LS in a subgroup of susceptible young women.

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