Lichen Striatus

Lichen striatus is a skin condition that causes a flat, pink-colored rash on the skin with scaly bumps. These bumps usually occur in the form of a line or as a band. The cause of this condition is unknown. Genetic factors and environmental triggers are the common causes. This condition resolves on its own without any treatment. But it may take several weeks or months to resolve.

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How does a lichen striatus appear clinically?

Query: Hi doctor, I have small rashes in the front of my leg starting from above till below the knee level. Rashes are scattered and a bit scaly, dry, and not that red. It is a bit whitish, and the rash is in patches. It does not itch at all, but it has increased over the years. Please suggest some treatm...  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. There are no attached photographs in your message. Kindly send a picture of the affected area to assess the condition and suggest the appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Take care.  Read Full »

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