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Lichen planus pigmentosus

Disease definition

Lichen planus (LP) pigmentosus is a rare variant of cutaneous lichen planus (see this term) characterized by the presence of hyperpigmented lichenoid lesions in sun-exposed or flexural areas of the body.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • LP pigmentosa
    • LP pigmentosus
    • Lichen planus pigmentosa
    • Lichen planus pigmentosus inversus
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: L43.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0406366
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 10816
  • MedDRA: -

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