lichen planus

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Noun1.lichen planus - an eruption of shiny flat-topped purplish (usually itchy) papules on the wrist and forearms and thighslichen planus - an eruption of shiny flat-topped purplish (usually itchy) papules on the wrist and forearms and thighs
lichen - any of several eruptive skin diseases characterized by hard thick lesions grouped together and resembling lichens growing on rocks
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lichen planus

n liquen plano
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In this observational study, we included 18 patients irrespective of age and gender with clinically and histopathologically confirmed cases of lichen planopilaris (LPP), discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE), pseudopelade of Brocq (PB).
Frontal fibrosing alopecia versus lichen planopilaris: a clinicopathological study.
Benevides, "Hair loss due to lichen planopilaris after hair transplantation: A report of two cases and a literature review," Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia, vol.
* Follicular Lichen Planus (Aka Lichen Planopilaris):
Lichen planopilaris (LPP) is a prototypical PCA that results in patchy progressive permanent hair loss, mainly on the scalp.
There is a broader differential for other inflammatory focal alopecias including discoid lupus, lichen planopilaris, and dissecting cellulitis of the scalp, which can have similar pus-filled lumps, and cause permanent hair loss, but may be differentiated by associated conditions such as acne conglobata, hidradenitis suppurativa, and pilonidal sinus.
Pigment incontinence, follicular keratotic plugging and follicular effacement were seen in both discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) and lichen planopilaris (LPP).