Lichen NitidusAka: Lichen Nitidus
- Pruritus is rare
- May resolve spontaneously without treatment
Lichen Nitidus (C0162849)
|Definition (MSH)||A chronic inflammatory disease characterized by shiny, flat-topped, usually flesh-colored micropapules no larger than the head of a pin. Lesions are localized in the early stages, found chiefly on the lower abdomen, penis, and inner surface of the thighs. Distribution may become generalized as the disease progresses.|
|Concepts||Disease or Syndrome (T047)|
|Czech||lichen nitidus, Lichen nitidus|
|Russian||LISHAI BLESTIASHCHII, LIKHEN BLESTIASHCHII, LICHEN NITIDUS, ЛИХЕН БЛЕСТЯЩИЙ, ЛИШАЙ БЛЕСТЯЩИЙ|
|English||lichen nitidus (diagnosis), lichen nitidus, Lichen Nitidus [Disease/Finding], Lichen Nitidus, Lichen nitidus, Pinkus' disease, Lichen nitidus (disorder), Pinkus, lichen; nitidus, nitidus; lichen|
|Dutch||lichen; nitidus, nitidus; lichen, lichen nitidus, Lichen nitidus|
|Spanish||enfermedad de Pinkus, liquen nítido (trastorno), liquen nítido, Liquen nítido, Liquen Nítido|
|Portuguese||Líquen nítido, Líquen Nitido|
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)
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