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Is Lichen planus pigmentosis hereditary ?

Hello sir, I had one more query .... is Lichen plasus pigmentosus hereditary??? or is it a genetic disorder??? Is it transmitted to next generation???? Also is it caused by exposure to sunlight????
Mon, 9 Jan 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
exact cause of it is still not clear.
but heredity play major role
sunlight is the big factor in contribution.
use good sun screen and avoid direct sunlight.
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