Palmoplantar Lichen Planus: A Report of four cases
Derya Uçmak, Ruken Azizoğlu, Mehmet Harman
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Lichen planus is a benign, inflammatory and itchy dermatosis that is incurred by skin, skin extensions and mucosa. Lichen planus rarely show palmoplantar involvement. Since stratum corneum in palmoplantar lichen planus is extremely thick, lesions can be yellow colored instead of the purple colored papules that are classic lesions. Clinically, it might be confused with psoriasis, secondary syphilis, verruca vulgaris, hyperkeratotic eczema, palmoplantar keratodermas, hyperkeratotic type tinea pedis and xanthomas. In this report, four lichen planus cases were presented who represented palmoplantar involvement.


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Article Type: Research Article

J Clin Exp Invest, Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2011, 80-84

Publication date: 11 Mar 2011

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