Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Incidence Symptoms Evaluation Treatment specialist Home Care itching warning signs Outlook Complications Underlying Cause Anatomy

Rash Lichen Planus Treatment

Treatment for lichen planus often includes oral antihistamines and corticosteroid creams or ointments. Additional treatment may include oral retinoid medications.

Treatment for lichen planus may include:

Rash Lichen Planus Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat lichen planus:

Continue to Rash Lichen Planus Home Care

Last Updated: Dec 17, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
Copyright DSHI Systems, Inc. Powered by: FreeMD - Your Virtual Doctor

PubMed Rash Lichen Planus References
  1. Bauza A, Espana A, Gil P, Lloret P, Vazquez Doval FJ. Successful treatment of lichen planus with sulfasalazine in 20 patients. Int J Dermatol. 2005 Feb;44(2):158-62. [15689219]
  2. Dissemond J. Oral lichen planus: an overview. J Dermatolog Treat. 2004 Jun;15(3):136-40. [15204144]
  3. Maender JL, Krishnan RS, Angel TA, Hsu S. Complete resolution of generalized lichen planus after treatment with thalidomide. J Drugs Dermatol. 2005 Jan-Feb;4(1):86-8. [15696990]
  4. Sakakibara K, Nakada T, Sueki H, Lijima M, Irisawa K. Annular lichen planus. J Cutan Med Surg. 2004 May-Jun;8(3):173-5. [15578131]
FreeMD is provided for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for evaluation and treatment by a physician. Please review our terms of use.