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Image Number 4740 (Lichen planus actinicus)

 
Morphology:
Hyperpigmentation

Diagnosis: Lichen planus actinicus

Site: Face

Sex: M

Age: 28

Type:

Description: Melasma-like LPA.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

 A 28-year-old military man suffered a recent increased darkening of the face at last summer months. He presented with diffuse hyperpigmented patches on the face simulating melasma. Please compare the color of the face with that of arms.



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