Lichen Nitidus

Lichen Nitidus – What is it?

Hi this is Dr. Charles Crutchfield clinical professor of dermatology and Medical Director at Crutchfield Dermatology. Today we are going to talk about Lichen Nitidus.

What Is Lichen Nitidus?

Lichen Nitidus is a common condition where tiny cream colored bumps occur on the abdomen of children of color.

Will They Go Away?

Unless the lesions are symptomatic most children will outgrow these by their adolescent years and they are usually of no consequence.

What If They Itch?

If they itch topical prescription medicines can be used with good results.

Once again commonly seen and completely normal.