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Image Number 1419 (Lichen planus ulcerative)


Diagnosis: Lichen planus ulcerative

Site: Lips

Sex: M

Age: 26


Description: Oval ulcer with violaceous border.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A young adult man presented with an oval ulcerative lesion with a slightly elevated purplish border and partially crusted base of 6 months duration. Longstanding erosive-ulcerative lichen planus of the oral cavity or lip may be complicated by SCC, fortunately lesional biopsy in this patient has ruled out SCC.

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