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JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND
BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
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Case report


Year: 2012 | Volume: 2 | Issue 2 | Page: 94 - 6

Generalized lichen nitidus treated with tacrolimus

Rajashekar t S, Rajendrarao Kade

Department of Microbiology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology1, Surgery2, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar

Lichen nitidus is a rare chronic condition of unknown etiology, usually asymptomatic, characterized by the presence of multiple, tiny, discrete, shiny, flesh colored, flat papules 2-3 mm in diameter Lichen nitidus classically involves the genitalia, upper extremities, chest and abdomen; in rare instances, it may become generalized. We report a case of generalized lichen nitidus treated with tacrolimus.

     
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