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Diffuse lichenplanopilaris and multiple squamous neoplasms

  • Author(s): Sutton, Leigh
  • Eduardo, Castro
  • Butler, David F
  • et al.
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Lichen planus is an inflammatory process that can affect the skin, mucosa, and hair follicles. An increased risk of squamous cell carcinoma has been noted in lichen planus of the mucosa. Rarely, in chronic, hypertrophic lichen planus of the skin, squamous cell neoplasms have been reported. We report a case of new onset lichen planopilaris with multiple squamous cell neoplasms.

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