Skip to main content
eScholarship
Open Access Publications from the University of California

Dermatology Online Journal

Dermatology Online Journal bannerUC Davis

Liquen plano pigmentoso sobreimpuesto

  • Author(s): Monteagudo, Benigno;
  • Suarez-Amor, Oscar;
  • Cabanillas, Miguel;
  • de las Heras, Cristina;
  • Alvarez, Juan Carlos
  • et al.
Abstract

Lichen planus pigmentosus is an uncommon variant of lichen planus that is characterized by the insidious onset of dark brown macules in sun-exposed areas and flexural folds.

Superimposed linear lichen planus is an exceedingly rare disorder, but it has been found in both lichen planopilaris and lichen planus types. A 39-year-old woman is presented showing a segmental and linear lichen planus associated with non-segmental lesions meeting all criteria for the diagnosis of superimposed linear planus pigmentosus. The segmental lesions were always more pronounced.

Main Content
For improved accessibility of PDF content, download the file to your device.
Current View