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104 Possible Causes for Lichen Planus, Nikolsky's Sign

  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

    sign.[] Bullous lichen planus . Toxic shock syndrome (toxin-mediated reaction to staphylococcal infection - may be due to infected menstrual tampons).[] Nikolsky's sign is positive in perilesional skin.[]

  • Pemphigus

    […] and symptoms Flaccid blisters on face, scalp, upper body, and intertriginous areas Nikolsky sign – applying pressure on blister periphery extends lesion laterally Mucosal[] The clinical picture may resemble pemphigus, pemphigoid, erythema multiforme, graft-versus-host disease, or lichen planus.[] planus, while also having classic features of pemphigus. [18] Referenced Articles[]

  • Erythema Multiforme

    […] involvement, Nikolsky sign) Urticaria (annular lesions) Erythema nodosum Viral exanthems Treatment Supportive care Corticosteroids if severe Treat underlying cause if identified[] planus , Lichen nitidus ) Urticaria Dermatographic urticaria · Cold urticaria · Cholinergic urticaria Erythema Erythema multiforme / drug eruptions : Stevens-Johnson syndrome[] Most of the acquired dermatoses that present in a blaschkolinear pattern are common dermatoses that are usually distributed in a random fashion, 6 such as lichen planus, lupus[]

  • Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita

    Nikolsky's sign and bulla spreading sign were positive. Minimal atrophy and pigmentary disturbances were evident on healing. Milia were absent.[] planus (Medical Encyclopedia) Milia (Medical Encyclopedia) Sebaceous cyst (Medical Encyclopedia) Seborrheic keratosis (Medical Encyclopedia) Skin lesion removal (Medical[] Oral erosive lichen planus is the most common expression of lichen planus in hepatitis C patients.[]

  • Stomatitis

    The Nikolsky sign is usually positive in SJS and pemphigus vulgaris. Cutaneous vesicles are typical with chickenpox or herpes zoster (see Herpesviruses ).[] Nineteen patients had oral lichen planus, 19 patients had oral lichenoid lesions and 11 patients had generalised stomatitis. 38.8% had contact allergy.[] The clinical appearance is often reminiscent of oral lichen planus (OLP) leading to erroneous diagnoses.[]

  • Pemphigus Foliaceus

    Nikolsky's sign was positive.[] Nousari HCGoyal SAnhalt GJ Successful treatment of resistant hypertrophic and bullous lichen planus with mycophenolate mofetil.[] Pemphigus foliaceus and oral lichen planus in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus and thymoma. Clin Exp Dermatol. 1998; 23 :181–184. [ PubMed ] 25.[]

  • Aphthous Stomatitis

    sign · Can affect eyes and genitalia · Lesions can occur on skin Pemphigus vulgaris · Vesiculobullous lesions on attached and unattached mucosa · Positive Nikolsky's sign[] planus--are reviewed.[] Lesions appear as coalescing tender, erythematous or dusky macules with a positive Nikolsky sign.[]

  • Bullous Pemphigoid

    The Nikolsky sign, where upper layers of epidermis move laterally with slight pressure or rubbing of skin adjacent to a blister, is negative.[] Risk Factors Advanced age Associated with autoimmune disorders and inflammatory dermatoses like lichen planus, psoriasis, and other forms of bullous disease Increased risk[] Blister formation occurs between the stratum spinosum and stratum basale, creating thin, easily ruptured lesions with a positive Nikolsky sign.[]

  • Pemphigus Vegetans

    Lesions heal without scarring The Nikolsky sign is positive - this is where firm sliding pressure with a finger will cause an erosion Flexural involvement readily forms vegetating[] […] ruber planus Lichen verrucosus (hypertrophicus) Lichen ruber, vesicular Lichen planopilaris Lichen planus like keratosis (benign lichenoid keratosis) Lichenoid drug reaction[] […] and symptoms Flaccid blisters on face, scalp, upper body, and intertriginous areas Nikolsky sign – applying pressure on blister periphery extends lesion laterally Mucosal[]

  • Pemphigus Vulgaris

    sign .[] Oral lichen planus, mucous membrane pemphigoid and pemphigus vulgaris are three mucocutaneous diseases that affect the oral mucosa.[] Pemphigus vulgaris, mucosal pemphigoid (mucous membrane pemphigoid), lichen planus, discoid lupus erythematosus and erythema multiforme are a group of immune-mediated mucocutaneous[]

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