Blaschkoid lichen planus: Not a Koebner phenomenon.

Blaschkoid lichen planus: Not a Koebner phenomenon. Dermatol Online J. 2013;19(4):18187 Authors: Lade NR, Saoji V, Singh AI Abstract Linear lichen planus (LP) is commonly seen as an effect of the koebner phenomenon and can occur in any site. However, LP in a whorl pattern along Blaschko lines is rarely mentioned in the literature. We highlight this rare form in a 32-year-old female with multiple hyperpigmented lesions with various patterns along the lines of Blaschko on the left side of the trunk. The clinical and histological findings were suggestive of LP. PMID: 24021376 [PubMed - in process]
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