Which medications may be useful in the treatment of lichen simplex chronicus in patients who do not respond to topical corticosteroids?

Updated: Feb 15, 2019
  • Author: Jason Schoenfeld, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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For topical corticosteroid unresponsive patients or those with lesions on thin skin, a few case reports and small studies have shown efficacy of topical immunomodulators tacrolimus and pimecrolimus. [30]


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