The treatment strategies that may be adopted in the management of Hypertrophic Lichen Planus for those with significant signs and symptoms include: For mild skin conditions, self-care measures are recommended, such as washing with mild (antibacterial) soap and applying warm compress Use of topical steroidal creams and lotion High-potency topical corticosteroids are first-line therapy for cutaneous lichen planus. 14 - 16 Oral antihistamines (e.g., hydroxyzine [Vistaril]) may be used to control pruritus. Hypertrophic.. Ayurvedic medicines are often considered effective for chronic and lifestyle disorders. Hypertrophic lichen planus (HLP) is a rare inflammatory skin condition and develops into squamous cell carcinoma in few cases. It has resemblance with Charma Kushtha mentioned in Ayurvedic classics The first choice for treatment of lichen planus is usually a prescription corticosteroid cream or ointment. If that doesn't help and your condition is severe or widespread, your doctor might suggest a corticosteroid pill or injection The aim of the management of cutaneous lichen planus is to reduce itching and shorten the duration between onset of the disease and resolution of the lesions. Topical glucocorticoids are the treatment of choice, although their efficacy has not been proven in well designed, randomized, controlled trials
A large number of medications of different types and forms are used in the treatment of lichen planus (LP); corticosteroids (topical/systemic), retinoids, calcineurin inhibitors, immunosuppressants, and phototherapy may all be used • Lichen planus can affect the genital area in women too and can sometimes be difficult to treat. • In some patients oval grey-brown flat marks appear on the face and neck or trunk and limbs without apreceding rash. This is called n planus Liche pigmentosus. • Lichen planus can sometimes blister (bullous lichen planus), however this i
Oral lichen planus is a relatively common inflammatory disease affecting between 0.5% and 2.2% of the population in epidemiological studies. In contrast with cutaneous lichen planus (LP), in which the clinical course is often mild and resolves within 2 years, mucosal LP tends to follow a more chronic course often punctuated by acute exacerbations Lichen planus is a fairly common, itchy, non-infectious rash that usually occurs in adults.The medical term 'lichen' refers to small bumps on the skin and the term 'planus' means flat, together they refer to the characteristic flat topped papules of lichen planus (LP) One study found that only 3.4 percent of patients with lichen planus had more than one variant of lichen planus simultaneously. 2 Hypertrophic lichen planus is commonly described on the anterior legs, ankles, and the interphalangeal joints in a symmetrical distribution. 3 Linear lichen planus is an uncommon subtype of classic lichen planus. . Most people get satisfactory control of symptoms with the following measures
In the mouth, vagina and other areas covered by a mucous membrane, lichen planus forms lacy white patches, sometimes with painful sores. Most people can manage typical, mild cases of lichen planus at home, without medical care. If the condition causes pain or significant itching, you may need prescription drugs. Lichen planus isn't contagious Oral lichen planus: an update on etiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis and management. Indian Journal of Dermatology. 2015;60(3):222-229. Sigurgeirsson B, Lindelöf B. Lichen Planus and Malignancy: An Epidemiologic Study of 2071 Patients and a Review of the Literature Hypertrophic lichen planus typically presents with hyperkeratotic papules, plaques, and nodules on the lower extremities . Lesions of hypertrophic lichen planus can also involve the upper extremities and trunk, and present in a generalized manner. The condition tends to be pruritic, symmetrical, and chronic
Lichen planus (LP) is a chronic inflammatory disorder that most often affects middle-aged adults. LP can involve the skin or mucous membranes including the oral, vulvovaginal, esophageal, laryngeal, and conjunctival mucosa. It has different variants based on the morphology of the lesions and the site of involvement. The literature suggests that certain presentations of the disease such as. Lichen planus is a self-limited disease that usually resolves within 12-18 months. It recurs often, in about 20% of patients, and it may linger for years, particularly oral lichen planus Lichen planus may affect the skin (cutaneous lichen planus), oral cavity (oral lichen planus), genitalia (penile or vulvar lichen planus), scalp (lichen planopilaris), nails, or esophagus. The diagnosis and management of lichen planus, with a focus on cutaneous lichen planus, will be reviewed here
Conrotto D, Carbone M, Carrozzo M, et al. Ciclosporin vs. clobetasol in the topical management of atrophic and erosive oral lichen planus: a double-blind, randomized controlled trial. Br J. This is the only thing I have found that actually gets rid of lichen sclerosi
Hypertrophic lichen planus (HLP) is a subacute or chronic variant of lichen planus (LP) of unknown etiology. It is an inflammatory disorder in which T-lymphocytes attack the basal epidermis, producing characteristic clinical and histological lesions. It occurs in middle age, and women are commonly affected than men . Lichen planus lesions are described using the six P'
The objective of this article is to highlight hypertrophic lichen planus (HLP) with histological features diagnosed as squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), which is a potential cutaneous reaction to ICB. Two patients (75 and 69 years) presented with lesions diagnosed as SCC on biopsy, which developed after 3-9 months on ICB therapy Lichen planus (LP) is an inflammatory disease that affects the skin, the mucous membranes, the genitalia, the nails, and the scalp. There are several variants of lichen planus whose clinical, dermoscopic and histological appearance varies from one subtype to another. Hypertrophic lichen planus (HLP) is the second most common cutaneou Lichen planus (LP) is a disease of the skin and/or mucous membranes that resembles lichen.It is thought to be the result of an autoimmune process with an unknown initial trigger. Where the trigger is known, the term lichenoid lesion is used instead. There is no cure, but many different medications and procedures have been used to control the symptoms Lichen planus is characterized by shiny, violaceous, flat-topped polygonal papules. Hypertrophic lichen planus usually develops during the course of a subacute attack, but occasionally only hypertrophic or warty lesions are found. It most often occurs on the lower limbs, especially around the ankles
A large number of medications of different types and forms are used in the treatment of lichen planus (LP); corticosteroids (topical/systemic), retinoids, calcineurin inhibitors, immunosuppressants, and phototherapy may all be used. Usatine RP, Tinitigan M. Diagnosis and treatment of lichen planus Given a causal linkage with the hepatitis C virus and recent case reports of malignant transformation, hypertrophic lichen planus requires astute and careful consideration. 1,2 The condition is marked by firm, elevated, hyperkeratotic, red-brown to purple-gray plaques with chalky-white scale and follicular accentuation that imparts a geologic.
a lichen planus eruption a er months of an anti-PD-L treatment, Pembrolizumab. Management for her case included topical treatment that initially failed and then systemic treatment with steroids and cessation of Pem-brolizumab which eventually led to the resolution of the rashes and cutaneous lesions. is case highlights ho Lichen planus is a chronic recurrent skin disease of unknown cause with no established cure.; Lichen planus generally affects adults and can involve any portion of the skin and lining tissue (mucous membranes) of the mouth and/or vagina, but it has a predilection for the wrists, ankles, and oral and genital tissues
Lichen planus is a common disease that causes inflammation (swelling and irritation) on your skin or inside your mouth. On your skin, lichen planus causes a rash that is usually itchy. Inside your mouth, it may cause burning or soreness. The cause of lichen planus is usually not known, although possible causes include: Hepatitis C, a virus that. The authors suggest that these reactions might best be referred to as lichenoid reaction with pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia or hypertrophic lichen planus-like reaction. Accordingly, recognition of an inflammatory component may allow additional treatment options A diagnosis of hypertrophic lichen planus-like drug eruption in response to pembrolizumab was made and clobetasol cream was prescribed. Figure 1. A and B, Lichenoid papules distributed on the ventral hands and dorsal hands, respectively. Figure 2 Management of oral lichen planus. It is important to identify and remove or avoid any potential agent that might have caused a lichenoid reaction, such as drugs that have been started in recent months and contact allergens identified by patch testing.. Most people get satisfactory control of symptoms with the following measures.. Meticulous oral hygiene: brushing teeth and gums, regular visits.
Lichen planus of the skin often affects the wrists, ankles and lower back, although other parts of the body can also be affected. Thickened (hypertrophic) lichen planus affects the shins, and ring-shaped lichen planus affects creases in the skin, such as the armpits A prominent lichenoid reaction was also a common feature and resembled hypertrophic lichen planus or lichen planopilaris. The large violaceous plaques and lichenoid patches that followed cryotherapy in patient 1 and the violaceous papule in the scar in patient 3 resembled lichen planus, but there was no evidence of lichen planus at other sites Although high quality evidence for the treatment of lichen planus is sparse, 1 management typically involves topical corticosteroids, immunomodulators, and retinoids, as well as systemic hydroxychloroquine, methotrexate, thalidomide, and griseofulvin. 2 Apremilast is an oral phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4) inhibitor recently approved for the treatment of moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, a. Page 2 of 3 Patient Lichen Planus of the Vulva Information Hypertrophic Lichen Planus.This is relatively rare. The warty like lesions affect the vulva and the skin around the anus. These warty plaques can become ulcerated, infecte
3. Hypertrophic Lichen Planus. This type of lichen planus is mainly seen on the shin. The lesions are in the form of patches, or fine scales cover the plaques, and at the sides, You may see flat-topped polygonal (multi-sided) bumps. The patches are thick, itchy, and purple-grey. 4. Generalized Lichen Planus Lichen planus (LP) is a chronic inflammatory papulosquamous skin disorder. Herein, the diagnosis and treatment of a 40-year-old HIV+ Kenyan man afflicted with hypertrophic lichen planus (HLP) is described. In this case, lesions of HLP were widely distributed across the trunk and extremities, having become of such thickness on the dorsal. Follicular lichen planus. Together with frontal ﬁbrosing alopecia (FFA) and the Lassueur Graham-Little Piccardi syndrome, lichen planopilaris is a form of follicular lichen planus. This section provides a quick diagnostic and treatment guide in the diagnosis and management of common and important skin conditions. If you simply save the.
Lichen planus appears in many sites in the body: 1. Skin Signs & Symptoms: Lichen planus of the skin is characterized by the 5p (Purple, polygonal, pruritic, papules, and plaque). The most common sites for these lesions to be observed are the back, ankles, arms, and wrists. Purple or bright red raised bumps may be little or severe itch Describe the appearance of lichen planus. Review the causes of lichen planus. Summarize the types of lichen planus. Outlne the interprofessional team's role in the evaluation and management of lichen planus. Introduction. Lichen planus (LP) is an inflammatory disorder of the skin and mucous membranes with no known cause The clinical presentation of lichen planus has several forms: actinic (in sun-exposed areas), annular, atrophic, erosive, follicular, hypertrophic, linear, pigmented, and vesicular/bullous. The papules are violaceous, shiny, and polygonal; varying in size from 1 mm to greater than 1 cm in diameter (see the image below)
Lichen planus and lichenoid reactions are chronic inflammatory, T cell mediated reactions to an unknown antigen seen in various medications including beta-blockers, antimalarials, antihypertensive and proton pump inhibitors. Clinically, lichenoid reactions have different subtypes based on the sites it is involved with and morphology Localized hypertrophic, infiltrated, inflammatory lesions of: lichen planus, psoriatic plaques, granuloma annulare and lichen simplex chronicus (neurodermatitis) For palliative management of patients with recurrent or inoperable brain tumors, maintenance therapy with two mg two or three times a day may be effective.. Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin disorder. The disease presents itself in the form of papules, lesions or rashes. Lichen planus is a non-infectious, itchy rash that can affect many areas of the body. Lichen planus may be divided into the following types: Configuration: Annular lichen planus Linear lichen planus Morphology of lesion: Hypertrophic lichen [ Lichen planus pigmentosus (LPP) is a rare form of lichen planus. It is characterized by oval or irregularly-shaped brown to gray-brown macules and patches on the skin. Areas that are exposed to sun such as the forehead, temples and neck are most commonly affected. However, the macules and patches may also develop on the trunk or in places where.
Lichens planus. The inflammatory skin condition of unknown etiology is characterized by 5Ps: well-defined pruritic, planar, purple, polygonal papules. Lichens planus is self-limiting and resolves. Differentiated vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia had standard, basaloid, and hypertrophic morphology, superficially resembling erosive LP in 9 (24%) of 38 and hypertrophic LP in 6 (16%) of 38. Conclusions . Lichen planus was not seen in association with HPV-independent vulvar SCC, whereas LS was underrecognized and inadequately treated in this.
Definition (NCI) A chronic, recurrent, pruritic inflammatory disorder of unknown etiology that affects the skin and mucus membranes. It presents with rashes and papules that tend to resolve spontaneously. It may be associated with hepatitis C. Certain drugs that contain arsenic or bismuth are associated with reactions mimicking lichen planus Pretibial epidermolysis bullosa mimicking hypertrophic lichen planus. Aimilios Lallas. Download PDF. Download Full PDF Package. This paper. A short summary of this paper. 37 Full PDFs related to this paper. READ PAPER. Pretibial epidermolysis bullosa mimicking hypertrophic lichen planus Vulvovaginal lichen planus (LP) Lichen planus (LP) is an inflammatory autoimmune condition affecting mucous membranes and the skin. The condition affects around one per cent of all women, with it being more common in the mouth (gingival lichen planus). A quarter of women with gingival lichen planus will see vulvovaginal symptoms, including. Lichen Planus (LP) is an inflammatory disease with different clinical manifestations.This study presents a fairly uncommon form of lichen planus following the lines of Blaschko. The lesions were in a whorled pattern on the right side of the trunk with extension to infra-mammary fold and discrete red-to-violaceous lichenoid papules without linear distribution on the left side of the trunk.An. Lichen planus (LP) is a pruritic, chronic inflammatory dermatosis resulting from keratinocyte apoptosis that affects the skin, mucous membranes, genitalia, scalp (lichen planopilaris), and nails. Pittelkow MR, Daoud MS. Lichen planus. In: Wolff K, Goldsmith LA, Katz SI, et al, eds. Fitzpatrick's dermatology in general medicine. Vol One. 7th ed
lichen planus usually categorized by site of involvement and lesion morphology, but patients may have more than one subtype and more than one site of involvement 1,2,3,6. sites of involvement may include . cutaneous lichen planus (including nails, scalp) oral lichen planus ; genital or vulvar lichen planus Lichen planus. 1. Lichen Planus - Aaron Sarwal (BDS 3rd Prof.) 2. Lichen Planus Lichen planus (LP) is a disease of the skin and/or mucous membranes that resembles lichens. It is thought to be the result of an autoimmune process with an unknown initial trigger. Where the trigger is known, a lesion is known as a lichenoid lesion Oliver GF,Winklemann RK (1993) Treatment of lichen planus. Drugs45:56-65. Alamri A, Alsenaid A, Ruzicka T, Wolf R (2016) Hypertrophic Lichen Planus- Successful treatment with acitretin. DematolTher 29(3): 173-176. Vazirnia A, Cohen P (2014) Acitretin for the management of genealized cutaneous lichen planus. Dermatol Online J 20(9):25244164 Lichen planus (LP) is the name given to an uncommon chronic skin rash that resembles a plant that typically grows on tree barks and rocks (lichen) and has a flat (planus) top surface. It is a poorly understood recurrent type of skin rash that can also affect the nails, inside of the mouth and/or the vagina
Background : lichen planus is an idiopathic inflammatory and immune mediated disease that effect skin, nail, hair and mucous membrane, mostly affect middle age people, with chronic course with relapses and periods of remissions. Objective : To assess various aspects about cutaneous LP in Iraqi patients. Its clinical subtypes and its correlations with mucosal, nail, scalp involvement, and. Lichen Planus. Lichen planus (LP) is an idiopathic, cell-mediated inflammatory skin disease. It is characterized by pruritic, flat-topped, papular, purple skin lesions commonly found on the flexural surfaces of the extremities. Other areas affected include genitalia, nails, scalp, and mucous membranes. Exact etiology is unknown but has been. Methods: This was a clinical trial study of 32 patients (12 with lichen simplex chronicus [LSC], 4 with inverse psoriasis, 4 with post-burning itch, 4 with lichen planus, 4 with hypertrophic lichen planus, and 4 with post-herpetic neuralgia). We used 2 to 3mL of unpreserved saline to dilute each vial (50 units) of botulinum toxin A Lichen planus is an inflammatory disorder with manifestations on the skin, genital and oral mucous membranes. More rarely it affects the lacrimal duct, oesophagus and external auditory meatus. It is an inflammatory condition of unknown pathogenesis. In some cases, there is overlap between LS and lichen planus. (2) Clinical features
6.Bullous lichen planus-In this bullse are situated on the voilaceous base resembling lichen planus. Diagnosis of Lichen Planus 1.Biopsy -During a punch biopsy test there is removal of small section of skin which is then examined under a microscope for cell patterns characterstics of lichen planus Lichen planus is a chronic, inflammatory, autoimmune disease 1 occurring in 0.1 to 4 percent of the general population, most often in perimenopausal women. 2 Lichen planus can appear at any age, but most cases occur between 30 and 60 years of age. 2 Pathophysiology [aafp.org Cutaneous hypertrophic lichen planus resulting in squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) was reported in a series of 38 patients. Pruritic and painful vulvar lichen planus has been a precursor to SCC in a. which was intervened successfully with Ayurveda within 6 months. Hypertrophic lichen planus (HLP) is a rare inflammatory skin condition and develops into squamous cell carcinoma in few cases. Basically, kustha (skin diseases) is tridoshaj vyadhi, and the doshas of the patient were highly vitiated
. 10. How To Use Valerian. Drink a cup of valerian tea a few times a week. 7. Try Oil Pulling With Coconut Oil. There hasn't been any study to establish the healing effect of coconut oil on lichen planus. Background Hypertrophic lichen planus (LP) is a variant of LP favoring the lower extremities and showing prominent epidermal hyperplasia and hyperorthokeratosis. Contrary to dogma that eosinophils are rare in LP and variants, we noticed that some cases of hypertrophic LP have eosinophils in the absence of drug history. Methods Retrospective review of all cases of hypertrophic LP over 22. Lichen planus eruption usually resolves spontaneously a few months after discontinuing the drug. Corticosteroids, ultraviolet light and vitamin A analogues can be used. This is only the second report of furosemide-related lichenoid eruptions and the first that shows a hypertrophic pattern Treatment of eruptive lichen planus with oral acyclovir Introduction Lichen Planus (LP) is an idiopathic chronic inflammatory skin disease affecting the skin and mucosal membranes.1 Consisting of typical purplish, pruritic, plain topped, polygonal, polished, papules and plaques of different shape Malignancy though uncommon with cutaneous lichen planus has been described in chronic hypertrophic lesions of lichen planus on the legs, including a case of metastatic squamous cell carcinoma developing in a 34-year-old male in chronic hypertrophic lesions of lichen planus on the legs of more than 10 years duration
Lichen planus is a chronic, inflammatory, autoimmune disease that affects the skin, oral mucosa, genital mucosa, scalp, and nails. Lichen planus lesions are described using the six P's (planar [flat-topped], purple, polygonal, pruritic, papules, plaques). Onset is usually acute, affecting the flexor surfaces of the wrists, forearms, and legs Actinic lichen planus and lichenoid eruptions were more common beyond 40 years of age. Most of the patients presented within 6 months of the onset of symptoms. Patients with hypertrophic lichen planus had a longer duration of symptoms (>2 years). Multiple lesions involving the limbs were observed in 54% of the cases a and b Annular atrophic lichen planus (AALP) is a rare variant of lichen planus. The clinical presentation of AALP shows distinct atrophic plaques with elevated borders on the trunk and extremities. Histopathologic findings generally reveal a lichenoid dermatitis in active lesions with a distinct loss of elastic fibers in the center of the lesions. We report a unique case of AALP, which highlights. Hypertrophic lichen planus - this causes very itchy lesions, usually found on the extensor surfaces of the extremities, especially the ankles. They can last for a long time and leave residual scarring and pigmentation. Atrophic lichen planus - a few lesions are present which are often resolving annular or hypertrophic lesions Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin condition, characterized by an itchy, non-infectious rash on the arms and legs. It consists of small, many-sided, flat-topped, pink or purple bumps
Lichen planus might occur differently in different individuals. Depending on the presentation of the lesions, described below is the classification of lichen planus, that one should be aware of: Hypertrophic lichen planus; Usually seen on the extremities, these are the thickened itchy lesions of lichen planus that occur between the foot and the. I have been diagnosed with lichen planus at the beginning of this year after about 8 months of having problems with my skin. EXTREMELY itchy and ugly inflamed rashed red/purple in color. Having lichen planus is something I truly don't wish on anyb.. A case of ulcerated lichen planus was also described in a female patient with a 9 years history of GLLS . Ghislain et al describe the appearance of GLLS in a patient with a 20 years history of classic lichen planus . In 2013, Brar and his team describe lesions of hypertrophic lichen planus in a patient with GLLS  Lichen Planus Lichen planus (LP) is a common, pruritic, inflammatory disease of the skin, mucous membranes, and hair follicles. It occurs throughout the world, in all races. Cutaneous LP affects 0.3% of men and 0.1% of women. Oral LP affects 1.5% of men and 2.3% of women. It may be familial in rare cases. Th Mollaoglu N. Oral lichen planus: a review. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg Thongprasom K. Current controversies in oral lichen planus: Report 2000;38:370-7. of an international consensus meeting. Part 2. Clinical management and 5. Scully C, El-Kom M. Lichen planus: Review and update on malignant transformation
Management: Lichen planus is a self-limited disease that usually resolves within 8-12 months. Mild cases can be treated with fluorinated topical steroids. More severe cases, especially those with scalp, nail, and mucous membrane involvement, may necessitate more intensive therapy Lichen planus is not a curable condition. However, when it affects the skin it usually clears within several years. Although it is unusual for the rash to last longer than 18 months, some people find it can last up to two years. However, lichen planus persists longer in a small number of people who are severely affected Hypertrophic lichen planus (LP), also known as . LP verrucosus, is a rare disorder that presents as verrucous plaques, typically on the lower extremities and ankles. This variant differs from the common presentation of LP, which appears as flat, polygonal, pink-purple papules spread dif Lichen planus affects people between ages 30 and 60. Lichen Sclerosus can occur at all ages especially to women who have been through menopause; Lichen Planus occurs in three variants- erosive lichen planus, hypertrophic lichen planus, and papulosquamous lichen planus. Lichen sclerosus happens with the risk of developing squamous cell carcinom On the other hand, oral Lichen planus had been reported to have a mean duration of 5 years. Large, annular, hypertrophic lesions, and mucous membrane involvement are more likely to become chronic. In addition to the cutaneous eruption, Lichen Planus (LP) can involve the mucous membranes, the genitalia, the nails, and the scalp
Comparative evaluation of effectiveness of autologous platelet rich plasma and intralesional corticosteroids in the management of erosive oral Lichen planus- a clinical study Publication date: Available online 7 October 2020Source: Journal of Oral Biology and Craniofacial ResearchAuthor(s): Upasana Sethi Ahuja, Nidhi Puri, Chandramani B Lichen planus is a condition that mainly affects the skin to cause an itchy rash. In some cases it affects the mouth, genitals, hair, nails and (rarely) other parts of the body. About 1 in 5,000 people develop lichen planus. It occurs equally in men and women. Most cases occur in people over the age of 45 Hypertrophic lichen planus (LP) - This form of LP very often affects the pretibial surface but may also affect the skin and mucosa elsewhere and does not show superficial amyloid deposition on biopsy. Management Pearls. Subscription Required. Therapy. Subscription Required. References Lichen planus affects 1%-2% of the general population. It can develop nearly anywhere on the body. On the skin, it appears as rows of itchy, flat-topped bumps. It can also appear on the inside of the cheek and on the gums and tongue. On the scalp, the condition (called lichen planopilaris) can cause permanent damage to hair follicles and leave. Lichen Planus is an uncommon inflammatory condition of skin, mouth, and genitals. It is thought to be due to abnormal immune reaction provoked by a viral infection or a drug. It is usually presented as a shiny itchy rash, small bumps, pink or purple in color, mouth ulcers or rash, bluish tongue or cheek. In some cases, patients experience.
Lichen planus (LP) is a chronic mucocutaneous disorder of the stratified squamous epithelium that affects oral and genital mucous membranes, skin, nails, and scalp. Oral lichen planus (OLP) is the mucosal counterpart of cutaneous LP. It is derived from the Greek word leichen0 means tree moss and Latin word planus means flat Botulinum Toxins Effectively Reduce Localized Chronic Pruritis. Intradermal injections of botulinum toxin reduced itching, edema and redness in patients with lichen simplex, inverse psoriasis, post-burn itching, lichen planus (hypertrophic) and postherpetic neuralgia. Dec 28th, 2020. Botox reduces itch in patients with recalcitrant chronic. Herbal Treatment for Lichen Planus. Lichen Planus is an uncommon skin ailment that is non-infectious and affects the skin and mucous membranes. Approximately 2% of the world's population is affected by this condition. Usually, men and women aged between 30 and 70 are affected by this condition equally but oral lichen planus is more common in females Lichen planus. Hypertrophic lichen planus. Mayo Clinic clinical photographs (used with permission) See this image in context in the following section/s Inverse presentations have been described, as well as bullous lichen planus pemphigoides, erosive and hypertrophic variants, and oral lichenoid eruptions. 31 Shi V.J