Medical Dictionary

lichen planus


lichen planus

noun lichen pla·nus \-ˈplā-nəs\

Definition of LICHEN PLANUS

:  a skin disease characterized by an eruption of wide flat papules covered by a horny glazed film, marked by intense itching, and often accompanied by lesions on the oral mucosa
February 27, 2015
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