Hydrochlorothiazide Induced Lichen Planus in the Emergency Department.

  title={Hydrochlorothiazide Induced Lichen Planus in the Emergency Department.},
  author={Billy Sin and Morgan Miller and Edward Chew},
  journal={Journal of pharmacy practice},
  volume={30 2},
Lichen planus (LP) is a mucocutaneous inflammatory disease that involves papulosquamous eruption of the skin, scalp, nails, and mucous membranes. This uncommon condition has a higher prevalence in African Americans and females. Women accounts for 50% of cutaneous LP (CLP) and 60% to 75% of oral LP (OLP) cases. Diagnosis is centered around clinical presentation. Patient evaluation requires a comprehensive physical examination to identify any potential sites of involvement. LP is usually… CONTINUE READING
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