Problems in Japan's Aging Society from the Perspective of Lichen Sclerosus

Naohiro Kamoda, Isao Kuroda, Kenji Shimodaira, Issei Takizawa, Masaaki Tachibana, Teiichiro Aoyagi
2015 Case Reports in Clinical Medicine  
We encountered 12 elderly patients with lichen sclerosus (LS), a relatively high percentage of whom were living with their families. There is a tendency to assume that elderly people living alone or older facility users with paralysis are more likely to require social care, but we note that elderly people living with their families are also likely to develop LS.
doi:10.4236/crcm.2015.42016 fatcat:2q2zogwmlnbejknxto7yab3qly