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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 43-45

Lichen planus: Zosteriform or along the lines of Blaschko?


Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad, Anand, Gujarat, India

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Dr. Pragya Ashok Nair
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad, Anand - 388 325, Gujarat
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2349-5847.184262

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Lichen planus (LP) is relatively common papulosquamous condition characterized by purple, polygonal, pruritic, papules of unknown etiology affecting skin, mucous membranes, and the nails. It can range from the generalized to much localized form. Zosteriform LP is an uncommon variant with dermatomal or zonal distribution and may arise either de novo, at sites of trauma (koebnerization) or as Wolf's isotopic response at the site of healed zoster. Linear distribution of the disease has been described in less than 1% of patients and needs to be differentiated from other linear dermatoses. Treatment includes topical corticosteroids and systemic antihistamines. A 30-year-old male diagnosed with LP involving C7 (Cervical) dermatome over left side of the body in a zosteriform pattern is presented here.


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