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Lichen nitidus: A fairly rare, chronic, inflammatory skin condition characterized by round skin-colored bumps which are flattened on top. The bumps are about 2-3 mm in diameter. The skin bumps may occur in groups but they don't merge into each other. The lesions usually occur as localized eruptions but may have a more generalized pattern of distribution. The trunk, arms, backs of the hands and genitalia are most often affected. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Lichen nitidus is available below.
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Prognosis for Lichen nitidus: The course of the condition is unpredictable but it may resolve spontaneously and is considered harmless.
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