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Image Number 540 (Linear Lichen Planus)

 
Morphology:
Lichenification

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

History:

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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