Lichen Planus

About- Lichen planus also called lichen ruber planus is an inflammatory condition of the skin, hair, nails, and mucous membranes. 
 
Symptoms-
Lichen planus Blisters
Lichen planus Hair loss
Lichen planus Itching
Lichen planus Mouth ulcers
Lichen planus Nail damage or loss
Lichen planus Burning mouth syndrome
Lichen planus Purplish, flat-topped lesions or bumps, mostly on the inner forearm, wrist, or ankle
Lichen planus Scalp discoloration
Lichen planus Thin white lines over the rash
Lichen planus Vaginal ulcers
Lichen planus White patches in the mouth, inside the cheeks, or on the gums, lips, or tongue
 
Causes-
The exact reason is not clearly understood. It is an autoimmune disorder that means it occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks cells of the skin or mucous membranes. Some trigger factors include
 
Lichen planus Exposure to certain pigments, chemicals, and metals
Lichen planus Flu vaccine
Lichen planus Hepatitis C infection
Lichen planus Intake of pain relievers and other medications for heart disease, high blood pressure, or arthritis
 
Specialist to visit
Lichen planus Dermatologist

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://dermnetnz.org
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.webmd.com

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