lichen striatus

[ strī-ātəs ]


A skin condition seen primarily in children and marked by a self-limited papular eruption having lesions arranged in linear groups, usually on one extremity.

Nearby words

  1. lichen nitidus,
  2. lichen planus,
  3. lichen sclerosus et atrophicus,
  4. lichen scrofulosorum,
  5. lichen simplex,
  6. lichen urticatus,
  7. lichenic acid,
  8. lichenification,
  9. lichenin,
  10. lichenoid

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