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Lichen planopilaris

Disease definition

A rare cutaneous variant of lichen planus which affects hair follicles. It may occur on its own or in association with more common forms of lichen planus, usually classical type and/or oral lichen planus.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Follicular lichen planus
    • LPP
    • Lichen follicularis
    • Lichen planus follicularis
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: L66.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0023645
  • MeSH: C535892
  • GARD: 3247
  • MedDRA: -

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