Successful treatment of lichen amyloidosis accompanied by atopic dermatitis by fractional CO2 laser.
J Cosmet Laser Ther 2017 May 23. Epub 2017 May 23.
a Department of Dermatology , Severance Hospital, Cutaneous Biology Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine , Seoul , Korea.
Lichen amyloidosis is a subtype of primary cutaneous amyloidosis that presents as persistent, multiple grouped hyperkeratotic papules usually located on the shins, back, forearms, or thighs. The treatment of lichen amyloidosis has been considered to be difficult, and of the various methods available, recent studies have reported the efficacy of fractional CO2 lasers. Lichen amyloidosis may be accompanied by atopic dermatitis, in which the treatment options may be more limited. Read More