Lichen planus is extremely rare in children and the only way to be sure of this diagnosis is to do a biopsy. Was your daughter seen by a dermatologist and was a biopsy done to make the diagnosis of lichen planus? If the answer to these two questions is 'No' your daughter must be seen by a dermatologist The usual treatment of lichen planus is to use a cortisone ointment, but it is common for dark marks to remain on the skin in the places where the lichen planus rash was before the treatment was started. Dovate is a strong cortisone ointment and it is possible that the dermatologist may decide to use a milder cortisone ointment, but once gain it is essential to be sure that the diagnosis is correct.
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