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Image Number 524 (Lichen planus hypertrophic)

 
Morphology:
Plaque

Diagnosis: Lichen planus hypertrophic

Site: Leg

Sex: F

Age: 28

Type: Clinical

Description: Hypertrophic plaques

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Patients with hypertrophic lichen planus present with thick hyperkeratotic plaques, commonly found on the anterior surface of the legs.  In this particular case, the patient's left leg was treated with some topical corrosive by a quack several months earlier.  Marked atrophy and hypepigmentation of the left leg is evident.

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