How does the incidence of lichen planus vary by sex?

Updated: Feb 24, 2020
  • Author: Tsu-Yi Chuang, MD, MPH, FAAD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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No significant differences in incidence for lichen planus are noted between male and female patients, but in women, lichen planus may present as desquamative inflammatory vaginitis. [15]


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