Lichen nitidus



lichen nitidus lichen nit·i·dus (nĭt’ĭ-dəs)
n.
A skin condition characterized by minute, asymptomatic, whitish or pinkish, flat-topped skin papules that may occur in conjunction with lichen planus.

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