50 Possible Causes for Lichen Planus in USA

  • Bullous Lichen Planus

    This is also known as "Inverse lichen planus." … Examples of lichen planus affecting mucosal surfaces include: Esophageal lichen planus, affecting the esophageal mucosa. … Oral lichen planus (also termed oral mucosal lichen planus), is a form of mucosal lichen planus, where lichen planus involves the oral mucosa, the lining of the mouth.[1]

  • Lichen Planus

    This is also known as "Inverse lichen planus." … Examples of lichen planus affecting mucosal surfaces include: Esophageal lichen planus, affecting the esophageal mucosa. … Oral lichen planus (also termed oral mucosal lichen planus), is a form of mucosal lichen planus, where lichen planus involves the oral mucosa, the lining of the mouth.[2]

  • Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia

    Facial hyperpigmentation may occur in dark-skinned patients, if association with lichen planus pigmentosus is present.[3]

  • Exfoliative Dermatitis

    The most common cause of erythroderma is exacerbation of an underlying skin disease, such as psoriasis, contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, lichen planus, pityriasis[4]

  • Erythroplasia of Queyrat

    because these lesions resemble numerous dermatologic conditions (including psoriasis, dermatitis, any of the sexually transmitted infections that present in a similar fashion, lichenplanus, Zoon's balanitis, etc), the diagnosis might be initially missed.[5]

  • Trachonychia

    Spongiosis, nail epithelia containing exocytosed inflammatory cells, and signs of lichen planus are main features on histopathology.[6]

  • Milium

    Patients suffering from discoid lupus erythematosus, lichen planus, or pseudoxanthoma elasticum have been suggested to be predisposed to this type of milia.[7]

  • Oral Leukoplakia

    excluded during workup are: early stages of oropharyngeal candidiasis (thrush), hairy leukoplakia (a constitutive feature of human immunodeficiency virus - HIV infection), lichenplanus, lupus erythematosus, secondary syphilis, leukoedema, frictional keratosis, and aspirin burns.[8]

  • Plasma Cell Gingivitis

    necessary to rule out differential diagnoses, which include leukemia, myeloma, HIV infection, and connective tissue diseases such as discoid lupus erythematosus, pemphigoid, and lichenplanus.[9]

  • Chloasma

    Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation Actinic lichen planus Hydroquinone-induced exogenous ochronosis (see Ochronosis#Treatments of Exogenous Ochronosis) The discoloration[10]

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References

  1. Lichen planus, https://en.wikipedia.org/wi…
  2. Lichen planus, https://en.wikipedia.org/wi…
  3. Frontal fibrosing alopecia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wi…
  4. Erythroderma, https://en.wikipedia.org/wi…
  5. Erythroplasia of Queyrat, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  6. Trachonychia, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  7. Milium, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  8. Oral Leukoplakia, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  9. Plasma Cell Gingivitis, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  10. Melasma, https://en.wikipedia.org/wi…