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Image Number 1754 (Lichen planus actinicus)

 
Morphology:
Annular

Diagnosis: Lichen planus actinicus

Site: Forehead

Sex: M

Age: 12

Type:

Description: Annular plaque with hyperpigmented center.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

An adolescent boy presented with a large oval annular plaque with hyperpigmented center and slightly elevated scaly border affected the forehead of many months duration. A few pitted rounded scars in the nearby areas were due to previous varicella.



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