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Lichen Planus: Overview

Lichen Planus

In lichen planus, small reddish-purple bumps form on the skin in a bunch and are very itchy. Lichen planus can also form in the oral cavity and causes problems in eating. This is a disease without any cure and takes about 18 months to clear. The small bumps that form are slightly flat on the top with a white streak. Lichen planus can form on scalp. It can also form on nails damaging them forever. Let us understand more about lichen planus and how to get relief from it.

Article created on: July 07, 2006

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