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Image Number 4786 (Lichen planus hypertrophic)

 
Morphology:
Violaceous

Diagnosis: Lichen planus hypertrophic

Site: Shins

Sex: F

Age: 44

Type:

Description: Multiple violaceous plaques.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

 Multiple, pruritic, rounded violaceous plaques with prominent Wickham's striae of variable sizes involved both shins in an asymmetrical way of more than one year duration. The largest lesion shows central clearing, an unusual feature in LP hypertophicus. 



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