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Image Number 291 (Lichen Amyloidosis)

Papules,skin coloured

Diagnosis: Lichen Amyloidosis

Site: Arm,forearm

Sex: M

Age: 54

Type: Clinical

Description: Skin coloured papules

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Lichen Amyloidosis is more commonly seen on the lower legs rather than the forearms as in this case.The lesions are usually itchy.On the lower legs they have to be differentiated from lichen simplex chronicus and hypertrophic lichen planus.Most cases of lichen amyloidosis have rougher surfaced papules than the ones shown here.

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