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Image Number 1319 (Lichen planus)

 
Morphology:
Violaceous

Diagnosis: Lichen planus

Site: Arms and Legs

Sex: F

Age: 57

Type:

Description: Violaceous papules.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Pruritic, purplish, polygonal, plane-topped papules of 10 months duration on the extensor surfaces of the forearms and legs in a middle-aged woman. The hair, nails and mucous membranes were not involved.

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