Examples include lichen planus, lichen sclerosus and lichen nitidus. It can also be associated with abrasion or drug use. It has been observed in conjunction with the use of proton pump inhibitors.
The term "lichenoid" derives from a resemblance to a lichen.
- Lichenoid+eruptions at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
- "White : Diseases of the Skin - Lichen Planus and Lichenoid Disorders".
- Bong JL, Lucke TW, Douglas WS (January 2000). "Lichenoid drug eruption with proton pump inhibitors". BMJ. 320 (7230): 283. doi:10.1136/bmj.320.7230.283. PMC 27275. PMID 10650025.
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