Lichen striatus

What is Lichen striatus?

A self-limited papular eruption occurring primarily in children (more commonly in females); the lesions are arranged in linear groups and usually occur on one extremity.

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I have a rash that runs in a line from near my ankle, right up to the top of the thigh on the back of my left leg.
I noticed a rough patch at...

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Topical mometasone

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Thank you for writing to us on HCM.
From review of clinical picture and history, it seems...

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My daughter is 4 years old. We first observed a rash (non-itchy) or some kind of infection on her face between left eye and nose (at the...

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Segmental hypopigmentation. will cure completely .

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Welcome and thanks for posting your query to the forum.

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4 year old with lichen striatus on right arm -flesh colored line in crease of elbow. First appeared 1 year ago went away other than pale scar....

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Lichen STriatus, as pointed out by your pediatrician, is a harmeless self limiting skin problem.

Recurrence may be seen in early years of...

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