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Image Number 540 (Linear Lichen Planus)


Diagnosis: Linear Lichen Planus

Site: Arm,forearm

Sex: F

Age: 36

Type: Clinical

Description: Linear lichenoid itchy papulosquamous rash of 3 weeks duration

Submitted by: Irfan Bari

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Differential Diagnosis


It is an uncommon variant of lichen planus characterized by linear or zosteriform lesions extending along an extremity or on the trunk. The histology is characteristic of lichen planus and distinguishes it from other linear dermatoses.


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