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Lichen Planus


Lichen planus is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the skin, hair, nails, and mucous membranes. It is characterized by the appearance of small, flat-topped, polygonal, and itchy bumps that can be purple, red, or white in color. The exact cause of lichen planus is unknown, but it is believed to be an autoimmune disorder triggered by various factors such as infections, medications, or stress.