My son developed dark spots when he was one and half years old. Lichen planus pigmentosa was confimed by biopsy. I am not treating his condition with medication. Is it possible for him to overcome this condition by himself? How long will it take?
The long-term outlook (prognosis) for people with lichen planus pigmentosus (LPP) is generally good. Aside from the characteristic macules and patches on the skin, many people do not have any other symptoms. In those who do experience itching and/or burning of the skin or other features of lichen planus, symptoms usually improve with treatment. Unfortunately, LPP is generally a chronic, relapsing condition with periods of exacerbations (worsening symptoms) separated by periods of remission (a decrease in or disappearance of symptoms).
Last updated: 11/8/2016
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