Which medications can trigger lichen simplex chronicus?

Updated: Feb 15, 2019
  • Author: Jason Schoenfeld, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Lithium has been linked to lichen simplex chronicus in one reported case. Lichen simplex chronicus was dependent on the administration of lithium as evidenced by the observation that the lichen simplex chronicus remitted when the medication was discontinued and recurred when it was restarted. [13]


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