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Author: Hon A/Prof Amanda Oakley, Dermatologist, Hamilton, New Zealand, 2011.
Lichen is found growing on trees and elsewhere in the garden or forest. It is a symbiotic fungus/alga characterised by flat-topped organisms. Lichenoid skin disorders got their name from their appearance – also flat topped and often somewhat scaly. They are characterised by a particular type of inflammation found on histology.
|Lichenoid drug eruption|
|Oral lichen planus|
|Erosive lichen planus|
|Annular lichenoid dermatitis of youth|
|Lichenoid amalgam reaction|
|Oral lichenoid drug eruption|
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