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Image Number 2610 (Lichen planus actinicus)

 
Morphology:
Hyperpigmentation

Diagnosis: Lichen planus actinicus

Site: Face

Sex: F

Age: 60

Type:

Description: Melasma-like hyperpigmentation.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

Diffuse, mask-like, brown-blackish hyperpigmentation confined to the face of more than two years duration. The discoloration exacerbates during summer and slightly wanes at winter months.



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