Lichen nitidus

What is Lichen nitidus?

Lichen nitidus is a chronic inflammatory disease of unknown etiology The disease usually affects children and young adults It is sometimes referred to by dermatologists as "mini lichen planus".

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Hey I think I've had lichen nitidus , I have had for ten year and seen many doctors in my area they only say its not an std forget about it . I...

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Lesions like Lichen Nitidus over genitals,persisting for nearly 10 years are not related to...

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Doctor, I have been suffering from the lichen nitidus from the age of 13 and now I am 30 years old . some doctors whom I consulted adviced me not...

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hi lichen nitidus is a immunological disorder where u find grouped papules over violaciuos backgroud it is present usually on face, penis.forearms...

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what is this trying to figure out if this is Fordyce spots or something...

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Either lichen nitidus or fordyce spots

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new birthmarks apearing on my pennis and on my hand also,can tell me causes for it no reports rightnow

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What could these small bumps on the back of my hand be? haven't had them long, a week or so.

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I am experiencing light colored small bumps on the top of my feet which are becoming more numerous and extending upwards on my legs. Have used...

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Hi I have these pimple like spots that came up on my legs. If you scratch them a little white comes out or a litte bit of watery stuff. It has now...

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can lichen nitidus last for more than one year? how can i be sure it is lichen nitidus? taking into consideration i visted many doctors and no one...

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