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289 Possible Causes for Lichenification

  • Atopic Dermatitis

    Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common inflammatory dermatosis characterized by pruritus, erythema, induration, and lichenification.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] papules or papulovesicles - excoriations - crusting (if secondarily infected) - xerosis (or dry, scaly skin) • depending on the acuity of the skin disease there can be: - lichenification[dermweb.com] Nummular dermatitis is not flexural, and lichenification is rare.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Lichen Simplex Chronicus

    2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 698.3 Lichenification and lichen simplex chronicus Short description: Lichenification.[icd9data.com] This method of treatment is indicated for patient with widespread lichenification. Lichen Simplex Chronicus Pictures[healthh.com] Erythema, excoriation, and lichenification improved for all patients. Pimecrolimus blood concentration for all samples was below the limit of quantification, 0.3 ng/ml.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

    After repetitive exposure, patients may present with lichenification, hypopigmentation, hyperpigmentation and scarring of the skin. [3] [4] EPP usually first presents in childhood[en.wikipedia.org] There are thickening and lichenification of the dorsum of the hand in areas that had experienced repeated sun exposure. (Photos kindly provided by JR Bloomer, MD).[dovepress.com] Nevertheless, chronic skin changes such as lichenification, pseudovesicles, and labial grooving can develop after multiple episodes of acute phototoxicity. 1– 4 , 8 As PP[dovepress.com]

  • Tacrolimus

    Introduction Atopic dermatitis, an inflammatory skin disease with a chronically relapsing course, is characterized by episodes of intense pruritus, lichenification, severely[nejm.org] […] composite score having a maximum value of 72 that is calculated from scores assigned to 4 of the individual signs of AD (erythema, induration/papulation, excoriation, and lichenification[pediatrics.aappublications.org] The investigator graded the area selected for treatment, on a scale of 0 to 3, for the severity of erythema, edema, oozing or crusting, excoriation, and lichenification of[nejm.org]

  • Tinea Favosa

    In atopic dermatitis, the presence of marked excoriation with less scaling, lichenification and evidence of other atopic criteria elsewhere in the body is usually sufficient[clinicaldermatology.eu]

  • Vulvodynia

    […] culture or both should be used to rule out other causes of vulvar burning or irritation, including atypical candidaisis, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, herpes simplex, lichenification[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Eczema Herpeticum

    The dermatologist recommended acyclovir therapy for the comorbid eczema herpeticum, plus topical emollient cream for improving the skin lesions and lichenification.[the-dermatologist.com] […] inflammatory process involving primarily the epidermis, marked early by redness, itching, minute papules and vesicles, weeping, oozing, and crusting, and later by scaling, lichenification[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] At the time of admission, physical examination of the patient was remarkable for hyperpigmented patches with lichenification of the skin of both legs, with some areas of excoriation[the-dermatologist.com]

  • Tinea Corporis

    Tinea corporis may be itchy, especially in the case of Trichophyton rubrum infections, in which case, secondary lichenification from scratching may obscure its annular configuration[visualdx.com]

  • Tinea Barbae

    There is a tendency for lichenification. [1],[2],[4] Allergic contact dermatitis Typical presentation is of pruritic papules and vesicles on an erythematous base.[explainmedicine.com]

  • Impetigo

    Differential Diagnosis of Nonbullous Impetigo Diagnosis Distinguishing features Atopic dermatitis Chronic or relapsing pruritic lesions and abnormally dry skin; flexural lichenification[aafp.org]

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