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Image Number 1380 (Lichen planus)

 
Morphology:
Plaque

Diagnosis: Lichen planus

Site: Scalp

Sex: M

Age: 66

Type:

Description: Shiny dark violaceous plaques.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Large, hypertrophic, shiny, dark violaceous plaques involving the scalp of more than one year duration. Some lesions have disappeared leaving brownish hyperpigmentation behind. Biopsy showed a picture consistent with LP hypertrophicus.

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