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Image Number 549 (Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus)

 
Morphology:
Atrophy

Diagnosis: Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus

Site: Face

Sex: M

Age: 35

Type: Clinical

Description: Porcelain white atrophic plaques

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A chronic inflammatory dermatosis of unknown etiology characterized by asymptomatic porcelain white plaques and epidermal atrophy. Extragenital lesions may involve any area but shoulders and back are the commmonly involved sites. 

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