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Preputial lichen sclerosus: a rare and easily ignored initial clinical presentation of newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus

  • Yu-Chen Chen
  • Hao-Wei Chen
  • Po-Yin Shen
  • Yung-Shun Juan
  • Chia-Chun Tsai
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Author contributions

Y-CC: manuscript writing, literature search and data interpretation. H-WC: manuscript writing, literature search and figure editing. P-YS: manuscript writing and figure editing. Y-SJ: corrections to the report. C-CT: data interpretation and corrections to the report. All authors were equally involved in clinical diagnosis and management of the patient. All authors have approved the final version of the manuscript.

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The authors declare that they have no funding.

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Informed consent was obtained from the patient included in the study.

References

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    Hofer MD, Meeks JJ, Mehdiratta N, Granieri MA, Cashy J, Gonzalez CM (2014) Lichen sclerosus in men is associated with elevated body mass index, diabetes mellitus, coronary artery disease and smoking. World J Urol 32:105–108CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu-Chen Chen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Hao-Wei Chen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Po-Yin Shen
    • 3
  • Yung-Shun Juan
    • 1
    • 4
  • Chia-Chun Tsai
    • 4
  1. 1.Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of MedicineKaohsiung Medical UniversityKaohsiungTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University HospitalKaohsiung Medical UniversityKaohsiungTaiwan
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedics, Kaohsiung Medical University HospitalKaohsiung Medical UniversityKaohsiungTaiwan
  4. 4.Department of UrologyKaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung HospitalKaohsiungTaiwan

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