Lichenification of Skin: Definition & Treatment


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Excessive itching and rubbing of skin can cause the skin to thicken and is known as:

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1. Which area of the body is NOT a common place for lichenification?

2. Lichenification is most often caused by:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Lichenification of the skin is never enjoyable, but what is it? This quiz/worksheet duo is designed to assess what you know about lichenification. The quiz asks you to identify terms, causes, and treatments pertaining to lichenification.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer queries about lichenification to see if you can recognize:

  • Medicine used for treatment
  • Possible reason for lichenification on normal-looking skin
  • Most common cause

Skills Practiced

Calculate your aptitude for these skill sets while you review the quiz and worksheet materials:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related human anatomy and physiology lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about body parts affected by lichenification in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the most common cause of lichenification of skin and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about lichenification treatment

Additional Learning

Review the lesson entitled Lichenification of Skin: Definition & Treatment to learn more. These important objectives can be achieved while completing the lesson:

  • Learn what happens to dead skin cells during lichenification
  • Know the age group most susceptible to lichenification of skin
  • Understand which skin tone develops the most pigment discoloration during lichenification
  • Identify the activity level of people who are most often diagnosed with lichenification of skin