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Lichen Planus Symptoms

 

  • Lichen Planus symptoms may appear on skin, nails, mouth, scalp or genitals in one or more of the following ways. 
  • Round, irregular, thickened, flat-topped, dark skin lesions
  • Pink, gray, brown or reddish eruptions, raised above skin level, with roughness and mild scaling in some cases.
  • Slow, gradual onset
  • A rough, oily look of lesions
  • Intense itching or no itching
  • New lesions of Lichen planus come up in areas where the skin is scratched or injured. This is called Koebner’s phenomenon
  • Bleeding may be present on scratching
  • Oral Lichen planus presents as white streaks on the mucosa of mouth, tongue, and gums. There may be ulcers in the oral mucosa, any part of the mouth. The ulceration can be mild or extensive.
  • Genital Lichen planus shows white streaks or ulcers on vulva, vagina, prepuce or shaft of the penis. (Photo of male genital will open in a new window.) Genital Lichen planus in both sexes can be painful.
  • Lichen Planus of nails may present with ridged, deformed nails
  • Burning in the mouth while eating spicy food

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Lichen planus is an auto-immune condition marked by the inflammatory condition of the skin and mucous membrane with characteristic symptoms, such as swelling and irritation in the skin, hairs, nails, and mucous membranes. Besides auto-immune nature, viral infections, allergens, stress, and geneti.....Read more

A 43-year-old lady patient, Mrs. V.M. (PIN: 26675) visited the Borivali clinic of Life Force on 4th September 2015. She was suffering from white lacy blisters in the mouth and the upper and lower lip, and her tongue had turned white. The patient was unable to have food with a normal sp.....Read more

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Lichen Planus is a chronic autoimmune non-contagious condition affecting the skin and mucous membrane. It causes inflammation of the skin cells, thereby leading to flat purplish skin lesions that are itchy and can cause bleeding after scratc.....Read more

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