What is secondary lichenification in lichen simplex chronicus?

Updated: Feb 15, 2019
  • Author: Jason Schoenfeld, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Some reserve the diagnosis of lichen simplex for patients who have no known predisposing skin disorder. The term secondary lichenification has been used if the eruption is initiated by a primary dermatosis.


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