dr Tanvi Pal
Pediatric Dermatologist
Centre for Child Health, BLK Super Speciality Hospital
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Lichen striatus is a transient linear eruption, i.e. common in children, which follows lines of Blaschko. It has a self limited course with duration varying from a few weeks to 2-3 years, relapses can occur. There is a chance of post inflammatory hypopigmentation. It can be treated with mild topical steroids ; in case of itching, otherwise can be no treatment required.

Posted On: 30/04/2019

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