lichen simplex chronicus

noun
lichen sim·​plex chron·​i·​cus | \ -ˈsim-ˌpleks-ˈkrän-i-kəs How to pronounce lichen simplex chronicus (audio) \

Medical Definition of lichen simplex chronicus

: neurodermatitis specifically : neurodermatitis marked by raised scaly patches of thickened leathery skin

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“Lichen simplex chronicus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lichen%20simplex%20chronicus. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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