304 results match your criteria Lichen Nitidus


A CASE REPORT of Lichen Nitidus on the Penis: Tiny but Annoying Eruptions.

Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol 2022 16;15:1105-1107. Epub 2022 Jun 16.

Department of Dermatology, The Affiliated Hospital of Southwest Medical University, Luzhou, Sichuan, People's Republic of China.

Most patients are anxious about the skin lesions on the penis. This study reports a case of lichen nitidus on the penis and reviews related literature. A 40-year-old male has presented with small papules with skin color on the penis for one year. Read More

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Dermoscopy for the Diagnosis of Palmar Lichen Nitidus.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2022 Jun 11. Epub 2022 Jun 11.

London, Medical Director & Senior Consultant Dermatologist, Amanza Skin Clinic, Perinthalmanna, Kerala, India.

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A case of childhood granulomatous periorificial dermatitis mimicking lichen nitidus.

Int J Dermatol 2022 May 15. Epub 2022 May 15.

Department of Dermatology, Tokushima University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Tokushima City, Japan.

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Dermoscopy for the Diagnosis of Palmar Lichen Nitidus.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2022 May 5. Epub 2022 May 5.

Medical Director & Senior Consultant Dermatologist, Amanza Skin Clinic, Perinthalmanna, Kerala, India.

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Pattern of Papulosquamous Disorders in Children: A Clinico-Epidemiological Study.

Cureus 2022 Jan 13;14(1):e21194. Epub 2022 Jan 13.

Department of Dermatology, LN Medical College, Bhopal, IND.

Introduction Skin disorders are a major health problem in the pediatric age group and are associated with significant morbidity. Papulosquamous disorders, forming a major part of the skin diseases in children, present in a variety of clinical pattern. This study is conducted in order to study the hospital-based prevalence of papulosquamous disorders in the pediatric age group (2-14 years) and to determine the morphology and clinical patterns with respect to their age and sex distribution. Read More

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January 2022

Generalized lichen nitidus in a 6-year-old girl with Down syndrome.

Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 2022 25;35(1):70-72. Epub 2021 Aug 25.

Department of Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas.

Lichen nitidus is a generally asymptomatic disease identified by shiny, flesh-colored papules that are often limited to the trunk, upper limbs, and genitalia. Here, we describe a generalized presentation of lichen nitidus in a 6-year-old girl with Down syndrome. Lichen nitidus shares a known association with Down syndrome, and several case studies document patients with Down syndrome developing generalized lichen nitidus. Read More

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A very rare localization of a rare disease: palmar lichen nitidus.

An Bras Dermatol 2022 Jan-Feb;97(1):96-98. Epub 2021 Nov 24.

Department of Pathology, Afyonkarahisar Health Sciences University, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey.

Lichen nitidus is an uncommon lichenoid dermatosis that could be defined as multiple, separated, shiny, pinpoint, pale to skin-colored papules. Palmoplantar lichen nitidus is a quite rare variant of lichen nitidus. It is hard to make a diagnosis of palmar lichen nitidus when there are no lesions elsewhere on the body. Read More

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January 2022

A Rare Case of Dapsone Hypersensitivity Syndrome and Leukemoid Reaction With Coexisting Hepatitis E in a Pediatric Patient.

Hosp Pharm 2021 Aug 31;56(4):347-349. Epub 2020 Jan 31.

Department of Paediatrics, JSS Medical College and Hospital, JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research, Mysuru, Karnataka, India.

Dapsone is extensively used for a variety of infectious, immunological, and hypersensitivity disorders. Dapsone can cause several adverse effects, the most serious being dapsone hypersensitivity syndrome (DHS), which is potentially fatal. DHS is characterized by triad of eruptions, fever, and organ involvement (including liver, kidney, hematological system, etc. Read More

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Facial hypopigmentation in skin of color: An atypical presentation of lichen nitidus.

Pediatr Dermatol 2021 Nov 16;38 Suppl 2:110-112. Epub 2021 Jul 16.

Section of Dermatology, Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA.

Lichen nitidus is a benign skin condition of unknown etiology that is classically described on the trunk, extremities, and genitalia as pinpoint flat-topped papules. In dark-skinned persons, the lesions may appear shiny or even hypopigmented. Lichen nitidus is less often described on the face. Read More

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November 2021

Line-field confocal optical coherence tomography for non-invasive diagnosis of lichenoid dermatoses of the childhood: A case series.

Skin Res Technol 2021 Nov 6;27(6):1178-1181. Epub 2021 Jul 6.

Dermatology Section, Department of Medical, Surgical and Neurological Science, University of Siena, S. Maria alle Scotte Hospital, Siena, Italy.

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November 2021

Adnexotropic Variants of the Interface Dermatitides: A Review.

Dermatopathology (Basel) 2021 May 21;8(2):135-146. Epub 2021 May 21.

Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118-2415, USA.

The interface dermatitides encompass a vast array of cutaneous entities which, at times, may present with particular clinical variants with adnexal predilection. Similarly, hair follicle and eccrine gland involvement of some of these entities has been observed on histopathology. This review aims to describe the various adnexotropic presentations of the interface dermatitides. Read More

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Simultaneous Occurrence of Lichen Nitidus and Morphea.

Yonago Acta Med 2021 May 18;64(2):214-216. Epub 2021 Mar 18.

Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine of Sensory and Motor Organs, School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago 683-8503, Japan.

Lichen nitidus and morphea are common diseases, but an associated localization of both lesions is rare. Here, we describe the first case of lesions distributed along Blaschko's lines. A 24-year-old Japanese woman was referred to our clinic for evaluation of band-like plaques of 18-months history on the right lateral side of her abdomen. Read More

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[Rare genital lesions: penile Lichen nitidus in adult men].

MMW Fortschr Med 2021 05;163(9):57

Andrologicum München, Burgstr. 7, 80331, München, Deutschland.

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Use of H-1 Antihistamine in Dermatology: More than Itch and Urticaria Control: A Systematic Review.

Dermatol Ther (Heidelb) 2021 Jun 12;11(3):719-732. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Department of Dermatology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

H-1 antihistamines are commonly used in dermatological practice for itch and urticaria control. The widespread expression of H-1 receptor on different cells in the skin and various biologic functions of H-1 antihistamines indicate the possible treatment potentials of H-1 antihistamines in dermatology. A literature search was performed on PubMed and Embase, targeting articles reporting use of antihistamine for purposes other than itch and urticaria control in dermatological practice. Read More

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Axillary papules: an uncommon location of lichen nitidus.

An Bras Dermatol 2021 May-Jun;96(3):381-383. Epub 2021 Mar 16.

Faculdade de Medicina do ABC, São Paulo, SP, Brazil; Hospital do Servidor Público Municipal de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil. Electronic address:

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Oral lichen nitidus case report.

Clin Case Rep 2021 Mar 22;9(3):1110-1114. Epub 2021 Feb 22.

Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences Dundee Dental Hospital & School, University of Dundee Dundee UK.

This case report aims to increase awareness that lichen nitidus may affect the mouth and therefore supports multidisciplinary management, particularly between dermatologists and dental professionals. Read More

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Dermoscopy of Anserine Folliculosis.

Dermatol Pract Concept 2021 Mar 8;11(2):e2021019. Epub 2021 Mar 8.

Department of Dermatology, Kasturba Medical College, MAHE, Manipal, India.

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Lichen nitidus in a child receiving adalimumab for juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2021 May-Jun;87(3):408-409

Department of Pathology, Sant Joan de Déu Hospital, Universitat de Barcelona, Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain.

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December 2021

Perforating lichen nitidus.

JAAD Case Rep 2021 Feb 10;8:4-8. Epub 2020 Dec 10.

Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois.

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February 2021

In vivo reflectance confocal microscopy for evaluating seborrheic keratosis, verruca plana, syringoma and lichen nitidus.

Skin Res Technol 2021 Mar 11;27(2):272-276. Epub 2020 Nov 11.

Department of Dermatology, The Third People's Hospital of Hangzhou, Hangzhou, China.

Background: In clinical, common facial papule dermatosis such as seborrheic keratosis (SK), verruca plana (VP), syringoma and lichen nitidus (LN) is often misdiagnosed. Summarizing in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) features of the facial papule dermatosis is helpful in the diagnosis of ambiguous lesions. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the features of SK, VP, syringoma, and LN in RCM. Read More

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[38-years-old patient with papules on hands and genitals - infectious or harmless?]

Dtsch Med Wochenschr 2020 09 24;145(19):1367-1368. Epub 2020 Sep 24.

Klinik für Hautkrankheiten, Universitätsklinikum Jena.

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September 2020

Fox-Fordyce Disease: Dermoscopic Perspective.

Skin Appendage Disord 2020 Jul 9;6(4):247-249. Epub 2020 Jun 9.

Department of Dermatology and STD, North Delhi Municipal Corporation Medical College and Hindu Rao Hospital, Delhi, India.

Fox-Fordyce disease (FFD) is a rare chronic skin disease of the apocrine unit. It presents chiefly in postpubertal females as grouped, monomorphic, skin-colored follicular papules associated with intense pruritus commonly in axillae but may involve pubic, perineal, areolar, and umbilical areas [. 2018;93(1):161-2]. Read More

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Dermoscopy of perforating lichen nitidus: a case report.

Chin Med J (Engl) 2020 Sep;133(17):2135-2136

Department of Dermatology, Peking University People's Hospital, Beijing 100044, China.

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September 2020

Anterior Ectopic Cilia with Myopia and Lichen Nitidus: A Rare Case Report with Dermoscopic Findings.

Int J Trichology 2020 Mar-Apr;12(2):79-81. Epub 2020 May 5.

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, GMC, Kota, Rajasthan, India.

Ectopic cilia, or lash follicles situated over abnormal sites, are an extremely rare entity. Here, we report the case of a 6-year-old-boy who presented with ectopic cilia over the left upper eyelid along with a positive family history. Dermoscopy revealed discreet terminal hair emerging from the individual hair follicles surmounted over a diffuse structureless whitish-yellow zone and a few vellus hairs in the surrounding normal skin. Read More

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An unusual variant of lichen nitidus: Generalized follicular spinous with perifollicular granulomas.

J Cutan Pathol 2020 Sep 2;47(9):834-839. Epub 2020 Jul 2.

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Several unusual variants of lichen nitidus are described in the literature. Spinous follicular lichen nitidus with perifollicular granulomas is one such variant characterized by generalized follicular as well as nonfollicular keratotic papules, which show perifollicular granulomas on histopathology as well as a lichenoid granulomatous tissue reaction typical of lichen nitidus. Owing to its atypical clinical and histopathologic manifestations, it raises several clinical possibilities and can be a diagnostic challenge. Read More

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September 2020

Coexistence of Anogenital Psoriasis and Genital Warts - Is There an Optimal Treatment?

Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 2019 Dec;27(4):270-272

Assoc. Prof. Suzana Ljubojević Hadžavdić, MD, PhD, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Zagreb University Hospital Center, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Šalata 4, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia;

The prevalence of psoriasis is 2% of the world's population (1). Inverse psoriasis is characterized by the development of erythematous shiny plaques at intertriginous areas of the body. The prevalence of only anogenital involvement appears to be low, but involvement of the anogenital area together with other areas is found in up to 45% of patients with psoriasis (2). Read More

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December 2019

Pediatric generalized lichen nitidus treated with natural sunlight therapy.

Pediatr Dermatol 2019 Sep 17;36(5):690-692. Epub 2019 Jul 17.

Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California.

Lichen nitidus is a benign inflammatory dermatosis that typically presents in a localized distribution. We present the rare case of a 6-year-old boy with a 1-year history of generalized lichen nitidus with limited access to narrowband ultraviolet B phototherapy. Over the course of a summer, he had complete and lasting resolution of generalized lichen nitidus after daily natural sunlight exposure. Read More

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September 2019