Lichen simplex chronicus. Hyperpigmented, lichenified plaque with
accentuated skin lined caused by repeated rubbing of the area. Lichen simplex
chronicus (LSC) is a localized, well-circumscribed area of lichenification
(thickened skin) resulting from repeated rubbing, itching, and scratching of
the skin. It can occur on normal skin of individuals with atopic, seborrheic,
contact dermatitis, or psoriasis.
Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric
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