Lichen sclerosus is a skin condition that affects the anal and genital areas of the body, according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. It can also appear on the upper body, incl... More »

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The appearance of white spots on the skin is one of the main symptoms that occurs in the early stages of lichen sclerosis, according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. These whi... More »

The symptoms of lichen sclerosus include itching, white spots on the skin, easy bruising and discomfort, according to Mayo Clinic. Lichen sclerosus usually affects the skin around the anus, the foreskin of the penis or t... More »

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The appearance of white spots on the skin is one of the main symptoms that occurs in the early stages of lichen sclerosis, according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. These whi... More »

Mutations in over 40 different genes can cause ichthyosis, and multiple gene mutations are generally present in people with genetic forms of the condition, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Dis... More »

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When systemic lupus affects skin, it may cause a butterfly-shaped rash on the nose and cheeks, known as a malar rash, the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases states. The condition may ma... More »

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Polymyalgia rheumatica, or PMR, is an autoimmune disease that causes widespread muscle pain and stiffness in the major joints of the body, according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Dis... More »

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