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What is Lichenoid Dermatitis?
The popular medical research site ScienceDirect defines lichenoid dermatitis as “Papules or plaques resembling lichen (symbiotic growth of algae and fungi) stuck on the skin.“. This condition often occurs together with other medical conditions and can be treated with a variety of methods.
All of these pictures have been sourced from Global Skin Atlas (GSA). GSA accepts photos that are submitted by doctors or medical professionals. Their goal is to provide us with skin condition knowledge, through the art of photos.
Neck Lichenoid Dermatitis Picture
This young male has an oval-shaped patch of lichenoid dermatitis on the back of his neck. Although the eczema patch may be considered “unsightly”, it is not contagious.
Ankle Lichenoid Dermatitis Images
Sometimes lichenoid dermatitis is on the ankles as seen in this photo. The doctor who diagnosed this individual described this variant of eczema as “Lichenoid pigmented purpuric dermatitis of Gougerot-Blum.
Gougerout-Blum is a subtype of purpuric dermatosis where the raised bumps combine and create plaques (raised patches) on the skin; as described by the National Library of Medicine.
Elbow Lichen Spinulosus Dermatitis
Dr. Shahbaz Janjua explains that Lichen Spinulosus (LS) is a peculiar and uncommon skin condition that primarily affects children, adolescents, and young adults.
Evidence has shown no racial predilection or seasonal occurrence in this disorder; however, it appears to be more common amongst women than men (2:3 ratio).
Lichenoid dermatitis in this picture is of a 10-year-old boy’s elbows. The papules are clustered together on both sides, and each bump is roughly 1 – 3 mm in size.
Lichenoid Dermatitis Forearm Pictures
Dr. Jayakar Thomas, a Dermatologist, diagnosed this as lichen planus, on the wrist, forearm, and upper arm of an 18-year-old woman.
Lichen Planus Dermatitis Pictures
According to Dr. Ian McColl (Australian Institute of Dermatology), The cause of this eczema was never found and was considered to be idiopathic.
Treatment with PUVA therapy did improve the symptoms for this 43-year-old male.
PUVA therapy is a combination of psoralens (P), which make you more sensitive to light, and UV light (UVA) to treat a variety of skin conditions.
Lichenoid Dermatitis Pictures – Multiple Locations
These lichenoid dermatitis images were taken by Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany on a 59-year-old male. This form of eczema was found on the patient’s trunk, scalp, and inside his mouth. The lesions were present for about 6 months.
Lichen Dermatitis Papule Picture
Dr. Shahbaz Janjua describes this shin skin inflammation as “violaceous polygonal papules”, meaning violet-colored, non-circular bumps.
Lichen Planus (LP) Hypertrophic Image
You are looking at a pruritic eruption of lichen on the arms and trunk. According to Dr. Ted Rosen, the patient did not consume any medications prior to this flare-up (not drug-induced).
The 65-year-old male was treated with a topical steroid called clobetasol propionate, and his symptoms improved drastically.
Lichenoid Dermatitis Photos – Back & Forearms
The first picture shows a severe case of Lichen Planus (LP) on this lady’s back, and the second image shows LP on her forearms.
Purple Lichenoid Dermatitis Leg Pictures
A 30-year-old male was diagnosed with lichenoid dermatitis on his calf. You can tell that these papules are violaceous because of their purple appearance. According to his doctor, this eczema was not seen anywhere else on the body.
Shiny Polygonal Lichenoid Dermatitis Pictures
These pictures are of lichen eczema found on the hands, legs, and feet of a 10-year-old girl. The duration of these bumps lasted for 10 months.
Atrophic Lichen Planus Images
A skin biopsy confirmed that the lichenoid bumps in these photos were atrophic lichen planus. With atrophic lichen, the center of the bumps or papules is thinner or weaker areas of skin.
Lichenoid Planus (LP) Dermatitis on the Forehead
This image shows us a dark (hyperpigmented) area of skin on the person’s forehead. According to Dr. Al-Sudany, this plaque lasted about 1 month.
Picture of Lichenoid Dermatitis on the Lips
You can get lichenoid dermatitis on the lips and inside the mouth. The picture shows LP on the bottom lip of a 60-year-old male.
Want to learn more about Lichenoid Dermatitis? Check out Lichenoid Dermatitis: Everything You Need To Know