• Lichen Planus Similar Conditions

Similar Conditions

Some conditions which are more or less similar to Lichen Planus -

  • Leukoplakia : A condition where white patch or plaque develops inside the cheeks and do not go away on rubbing.
  • Oral Candidiasis : Fungal infection of oral cavity, also known as thrush.
  • Atopic Dermatitis : A type of long lasting eczema which makes the skin red and itchy.
  • Psoriasis : A chronic auto-immune skin disease which makes the skin red, itchy and scaly.
  • Eczema : A chronic skin disease in which skin becomes rough, patchy with bleeding and itching.
  • Lupus Erythematosus : An inflammatory disease where scaly patches form on the skin.
  • Pemphigus Vulgaris : Rare but painful condition where blisters forms inside the cheeks and on the skin.
  • STDs : A sexually transmitted disease which can cause similar looking rashes or patches in both males and females.
  • Hives : Rash with intense itching also called as Urticaria.
  • Ringworm : A fungal infection with circular red ring like rashes on skin which is highly contagious in nature.
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