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Image Number 1188 (Lichen planus)

 
Morphology:
Plaque

Diagnosis: Lichen planus

Site: Lips

Sex: M

Age: 60

Type:

Description: Erosion surrounded by violaceous border.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: This man presented with an a symptomatic violaceous slightly scaly plaque on the lower lip of 6 months duration. On examination, the mucous membranes of the cheeks were involved by a whitish lacy plaques. Being a case of erosive LP, a biopsy was taken from lip's lesion showed classical picture of LP with out any malignant transformation.

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