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Vulvar lichen sclerosus oncologic risk: italian interdisciplinary Society of Vulvology (SIIV) Position Paper

  • Monica Corazza1
  • Camilla Salvini2
  • Angelina De Magnis3
  • Pina Belfiore4
  • Carmine Carriero5
  • Stefano Crippa6
  • Luciano Mariani7,‡
  • Leonardo Micheletti8
  • Eleonora P Preti9
  • Gianluigi Radici8
  • Gianluigi Taddei10
  • Giulio Tosti11
  • Annarosa Virgili1
  • Mario Preti8,*,

1Section of Dermatology and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Ferrara, 44121 Ferrara, Italy

2Dermatology Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of Florence, 50122 Florence, Italy

3Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Florence, 50122 Florence, Italy

4Section of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Department of Health, University of Palermo, 90121 Palermo, Italy

5Department Interdisciplinary Medicine, Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bari ``Aldo Moro", 70121 Bari, Italy

6Cellular Pathology, Luton & Dunstable University Hospital, Bedforshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, LU4 0DZ Luton, UK

7HPV-Unit, IRCCS Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, 00144 Rome, Italy

8Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Turin, 10126 Turin, Italy

9Preventive Gynecology Unit, European Institute of Oncology IRCCS, 20139 Milan, Italy

10Department of Science for Woman and Child Health, University of Florence, 50122 Florence, Italy

11Division of Melanoma Surgery, Sarcoma and Rare Tumors, European Institute of Oncology IRCCS, 20139 Milan, Italy

DOI: 10.22514/ejgo.2022.006 Vol.43,Issue 3,June 2022 pp.1-3

Submitted: 31 March 2022 Accepted: 13 April 2022

Published: 15 June 2022

*Corresponding Author(s): Mario Preti E-mail:

‡ Dead author.


lichen sclerosus; vulvar cancer; vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia

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Monica Corazza,Camilla Salvini,Angelina De Magnis,Pina Belfiore,Carmine Carriero,Stefano Crippa,Luciano Mariani,Leonardo Micheletti,Eleonora P Preti,Gianluigi Radici,Gianluigi Taddei,Giulio Tosti,Annarosa Virgili,Mario Preti. Vulvar lichen sclerosus oncologic risk: italian interdisciplinary Society of Vulvology (SIIV) Position Paper. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology. 2022. 43(3);1-3.


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