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Feb 23, 2016 Lichen planus — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatments of disorder affecting skin or mucous membranes.

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Lichen Planus - American Academy of ...
Jul 1, 2011 cutaneous lesions clear, especially in persons. Lichen planus is a chronic, inflammatory, autoimmune disease that affects the skin, oral mucosa ...
Lichen Planus - HCV Advocate
a series of fact sheets written by experts in the field of liver disease. Written by: Alan Franciscus, Editor-in-Chief. Lichen Planus.
LICHEN PLANUS. Victor L. Perez, MD.
Clinicopathological characteristics of lichen planus pigmentosus ...
Clinicopathological characteristics of lichen planus pigmentosus and its response to tacrolimus ointment: an open label, non-randomized, prospective study.
Clinical variants of lichen planus - Wiley Online Library
Aug 20, 2012 pical primary lesion of lichen planus may be replaced by other forms, such as ... Lichen planus (LP) is an acutely occurring inflammatory skin.

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Flint water crisis turns man's skin condition into daily torture
A former manufacturing company supervisor, Woodberry is on disability due to lichen planus, an autoimmune condition in which the body goes on the offensive against the wrong enemy. "Basically, my body attacks itself," he said.
An elective trauma for Douglas Durst
His leg began breaking out in a rash doctors called lichen planus. He couldn't sleep at night. His back killed him constantly.
Veterinary research on stem cells might help pets — and people, too
Nicholau, a retired nurse, developed several autoimmune illnesses in her 30s, but her most challenging condition cropped up three years ago when she was diagnosed with oral lichen planus, which makes eating, sometimes even speaking, difficult.
New stem cell treatment zaps feline mouth pain, inspires human researchers
“I was really excited to hear about their work because the cat disease behaved very similarly to what I saw in my human patients with oral lichen planus,” Fazel says in the release.
Two effective home remedies for oral lichen planus
If this symptom doesn't subside in a few days and keeps recurring without any relief, consult your doctor because there is a possibility that it could be a sign of an autoimmune disorder called oral lichen planus (Lie-kun play-nus).

Suggested Web Resources

Lichen planus | American Academy of Dermatology
Many people get lichen (LY-kin) planus (PLAN-us). This disease can develop on one or several parts of the body. It can appear on the skin or inside the mouth.
Overview - Lichen planus - Mayo Clinic
Feb 23, 2016 Lichen planus — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatments of disorder affecting skin or mucous membranes.
Lichen Planus: Facts on Causes, Treatment, and Symptoms
Apr 21, 2015 Learn about lichen planus causes, symptoms (oral, vaginal rash), types ( hypertrophic, erosive), facts about the skin disorder, and treatment ...
Lichen Planus: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology
Mar 1, 2016 Lichen planus is a cell-mediated immune response of unknown origin. It may be found with other diseases of altered immunity, such as ...
Lichen planus: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
The exact cause of lichen planus is unknown. It may be related to an allergic or immune reaction. Risks for the condition include: Exposure to medicines, dyes, ...

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