Vulval lichen planus

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Abstract

Lichen planus of the vulva can occur as part of more widespread disease or in isolation. Its cause is unknown, but it can become chronic and has a potential for malignant change. It may present a difficult management problem and several treatments have been used with variable success. This review focuses on the problem of vulval lichen planus, and highlights some of the treatments and management strategies that have been used to date.

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