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Lichenification means the skin has become thickened and leathery. This often results from continuous rubbing or scratching on an area of skin.[1]

Conditions associated with lichenification include:

Check out other skin lesions.


  1. Habif Thomas P., et al. (2005) Skin Disease, Diagnosis and Treatment Mosby.