Wright AJ.

Smith-Glynn-Callaway Clinic, Springfield, MO 65807-7396.

Lichen sclerosus is a benign chronic skin disease predominantly affecting the vulva in post-menopausal women. Various methods of therapy have been recommended for this stubborn and uncomfortable condition. The article describes a new method of therapy for patients suffering from this disorder, utilizing subcutaneously-implanted testosterone pellets to obtain extended remission of symptoms.