Am J Dermatopathol 2017 Feb;39(2):144-149
*Department of Pathology, Clinical Hospital, Santiago de Compostela, Spain; †Department of Pathology and Forensic Sciences, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain; ‡Department of Dermatology, Clinical Hospital, Santiago de Compostela, Spain; and §Department of Dermatology, Hospital da Barbanza, Ribeira, Spain.
Linear dermatoses are unusual entities whose distribution reflects cutaneous mosaicism, even when they occur in adult life. Adult blaschkitis (AB) and lichen striatus (LS) always follow this peculiar distribution. Although usually referred to as distinct entities, the clinical and histopathological presentation of lichen striatus in adults may be similar to those of adult blaschkitis. Read More