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Image Number 43 (Lichen Striatus)

 
Morphology:
Linear

Diagnosis: Lichen Striatus

Site: Hand,dorsum

Sex: F

Age: 10

Type: Clinical

Description: Linear scaly lesion on the back of the hand

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: This lesion had been present for two months beginning around the elbow and extending both upwards and downwards towards the middle finger. It was only slightly itchy.It responded rapidly to a topical steroid cream.

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