Disease Information for Lichen nitidus

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Koebner phenomenon/post-mechanical stimulation/rash lesion
Papulosquamous Lesion
Papulosquamous rash
Penis Rash
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Lichenoid Dermatitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Dermatologic/Subcutaneous (category)
Process
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
Definition

A chronic inflammatory disease characterized by shiny, flat-topped, usually flesh-colored micropapules no larger than the head of a pin. Lesions are localized in the early stages, found chiefly on the lower abdomen, penis, and inner surface of the thighs. Distribution may become generalized as the disease progresses.

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