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Chicago Medical Dermatology Conditions Lichen Planus

Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin condition that can affect both the skin and/or mucous membranes. It presents as itchy, purple, flat-topped lesions. In mucous membranes (mouth or vagina), it can appear as white lacy patches or painful sores. The diagnosis often needs to be confirmed with a biopsy.

Treatment
Topical corticosteroids, topical calcineurin inhibitors, systemic immune suppressing medications


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