Indian J Dermatol 2013 Sep;58(5):407
Department of Skin and VD, Topiwala National Medical College and BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai, India.
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J Dermatol Case Rep 2008 Mar;2(1):8-10
Department of Dermatology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA.
Background: Lichen planus (LP) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease commonly seen by dermatologists.
Main Observation: The current case describes palmoplantar lichen planus, a rare variant of this disease that can easily be misdiagnosed. This case describes a patient that presented with multiple papules on his hands and plantar feet that had previously been diagnosed as tinea manum and psoriasis. Read More
Ann Dermatol 2010 Feb 28;22(1):51-3. Epub 2010 Feb 28.
Department of Dermatology, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Lichen planus (LP) commonly involves the flexor aspects of the wrists, legs, and oral and genital mucous membranes. But it rarely occurs on the palms and/or soles. It mainly affects people in the age range 30~60 years. Read More
Indian J Dermatol 2013 Sep;58(5):405
Department of Dermatology, Seth GS Medical College and KEM hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India.
Lichen planus (LP) is a common idiopathic inflammatory disorder that affects the flexor aspect of the wrists, the legs, and the oral and genital mucosa. Depending upon the site of involvement, LP can be divided into mucosal, nail, scalp, or palmoplantar types. Palmoplantar LP can pose a diagnostic problem to the clinician as it resembles common dermatoses like psoriasis, verruca, corn, calluses, lichenoid drug eruption, and papular syphilide of secondary syphilis. Read More
Ann Dermatol 2009 Nov 30;21(4):429-31. Epub 2009 Nov 30.
Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea.
Lichen planus is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects skin, mucous membranes, hairs, and nails. According to the site of involvement, lichen planus can be subdivided into palmoplantar, mucosal, nail, or scalp types. Palmoplantar lichen planus is a rare subtype of lichen planus which may create difficulty in diagnosis, as the lesion is limited to the palms and soles. Read More