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My daughter (17 months) has Lichen Striatus. We first noticed it after a day on the beach in eastern Florida. Should we worry? Can this lead to other problems?


Lichen striatus is a self limiting disorder, primarily of childhood. The cause is not known; but several claims have been made that it has a viral origin. The only possible link with Type 1 diabetes is that there has been one report that it might have an autoimmune basis. However it is not known to be associated with diabetes or any other condition.


Original posting 25 Oct 1998
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