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Image Number 1615 (Lichen planus)


Diagnosis: Lichen planus

Site: Face

Sex: F

Age: 50


Description: Violaceous papules and plaques.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Pruritic pink to violaceous scaly plaques involving the face and the dorsal surface of the hands of many months duration. An interesting feature in this case is that the lesions had the classical appearance of ordinary lichen planus in photosensitive distribution.

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