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White patch around anus what is it?

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Dr. Michael Moffa
Colon and Rectal Surgery 29 years experience
Lichenification: That is the most common white "plaque like" patch. It is a benign phenomenon usually will resolve with topical steroids. However YOU SHOULD BE EXAMINED BY A PHYSICIAN. There are other less benign conditions that look like that
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