Medical Definition of Wilson's lichen

1. A primary disorder of the skin resulting in violaceous, polygonal, flat skin lesions that often pruritic (itchy). Seen commonly on the wrists, shins, lower back and genitalia. Involvement of the scalp may lead to hair loss. The cause of lichen planus is unknown, but may occur after the use of a drug (thiazide diuretics, phenothiazines, antimalarials). Treatment with topical corticosteroids is common. In most patients, spontaneous regression of the disease will be seen 6 months to 2 years after onset. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wilson's Lichen

Willy Brandt
Willy Wix
Wilm's tumour
Wilms' tumor
Wilms' tumour
Wilson's blackcap
Wilson's disease
Wilson's method
Wilson's petrel
Wilson's phalarope
Wilson's snipe
Wilson's storm petrel
Wilson's storm petrels
Wilson's syndrome
Wilson's thrush
Wilson's warbler
Wilson-Mikity syndrome
Wilson block
Wilson cloud chamber
Wilsonia pusilla

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