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Linear lichen planus

Disease definition

Linear lichen planus (LLP), also referred to as Blaschkoid LP, is a rare type of lichen planus characterized by a linear distribution of lichenoid lesions along the lines of Blaschko, which are embryonic pathways of skin development.


  • Synonym(s):
    • Blaschkoid LP
    • Blaschkoid lichen planus
    • Linear LP
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: L43.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0023650
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 11898
  • MedDRA: -

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