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Localized and linear lichen planopilaris over the face and scalp with associated alopecia – clinical and dermoscopy pattern


A case of localized lichen planopilaris over the face, extending to the scalp is presented.This case highlights the different variations, which can occur in the presentation of localized lichen planus. The case was unique because of the extension of the lesions into the scalp. We also wanted to demonstrate the peculiar dermoscopic patterns of active lichen planopilaris when occurring over the face.

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