J Pak Med Assoc 2015 Sep;65(9):1011-3
Department of Pathology, Turgut Ozal University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.
Pediatr Dermatol 2007 Jan-Feb;24(1):71-3
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, 06100 Ankara, Turkey.
Pityriasis lichenoides is an uncommon, benign skin disorder with two major variants: acute and chronic. Autoimmune hepatitis comprises heterogeneous forms of chronic hepatitis that are generally progressive and often fluctuating. Two major forms of this entity are recognized. Read More
Pediatr Dermatol 2006 Jan-Feb;23(1):21-3
Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Diego, California, USA.
Pityriasis lichenoides is an inflammatory skin disorder characterized by erythematous, desquamative papules and plaques. An acute form, pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta, and a chronic form, pityriasis lichenoides chronica, represent the two ends of the spectrum of this disorder. Most commonly seen in children and young adults, its etiology is unknown. Read More
J Dermatol 1996 Oct;23(10):710-2
Department of Dermatology, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Japan.
A 58-year-old Japanese woman with lichen striatus had asymptomatic multiple erythemato-papular plaques in arranged linear or band-like patterns over the right half side of her chest, back, and the right upper and lower extremities, following Blaschko's lines. A biopsy specimen demonstrated a dermoepidermal interface inflammation with a lichenoid lymphoid cell infiltrate into the upper and middle dermis. All lesions spontaneously cleared within 2 months. Read More
J Am Acad Dermatol 2004 Oct;51(4):606-24
New York University School of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA.
Lichenoid eruptions are quite common in children and can result from many different origins. In most instances the precise mechanism of disease is not known, although it is usually believed to be immunologic in nature. Certain disorders are common in children, whereas others more often affect the adult population. Read More