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Image Number 1403 (Lichen planopilaris)

 
Morphology:
Sclerosis

Diagnosis: Lichen planopilaris

Site: Scalp

Sex: M

Age: 33

Type:

Description: Cicatricial alopecia.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Scarring alopecia involved most of the scalp of more than two years duration. On examination, many inflammatory red to purplish scaly papules were seen especially at the periphery of the cicatricial patches. The skin apart from scalp, nails and mucous membranes were not involved.

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