Lichen Sclerosus and Lichen Simplex Chronicus
This presentation will focus on lichen sclerosus & lichen simplex chronicus—two of the most important, common and sometimes challenging vulvar dermatologic conditions: We will present images and comparisons as we discuss their clinical presentation, diagnosis, microscopic findings, pathophysiology, and treatment.
Laura Wang, MD
Dr. Wang received her medical degree from Northwestern University and later completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at George Washington University. Dr. Wang is currently an Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.
This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners working in obstetrics and gynecology, gynecology, family medicine and general practice.
- Identify the clinical features of LS & LSC
- Diagnose LS & LSC based on clinical history, examination and diagnostic testing
- Differentiate LS & LSC to effect appropriate treatment
- Treat LS & LSC using evidence-based treatment regimens
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- Laura Wang, MD, Speaker
- Patricia Cason, FNP, ASCCP Education Committee Chair
- Peter F. Schnatz, DO , ASCCP Education Committee Co-Chair
- Christina Arnold, Education Manager, ASCCP
- Kerry Curtis, CEO, ASCCP
- Jill Leonard, Project Manager, ASCCP
- Cari Price, Managing Director, ASCCP
- Alisha Yocum, Director of Membership and Marketing, ASCCP
This webinar is partially supported by an independent education grant from BD Diagnostics.