Verrucous lichen planus: a rare presentation of a common condition

  • Moutusi Audhya | drmoutusiaudhya@gmail.com Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry, India.
  • Jenny S. Varughese Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry, India.
  • Yuti C. Nakhwa Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry, India.

Abstract

Lichen planus is a chronic papulosquamous dermatoses in which both skin and mucosae are involved. There are various morphological forms of lichen planus. Hypertrophic lichen planus is one of the rare clinical variants. Herein, we report a very unusual presentation of hypertrophic lichen planus. A similar presentation has not been reported in literature yet, to the best of our knowledge.

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2014-05-13
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Keywords:
verrucous, lichen planus, hypertrophic
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Audhya, M., Varughese, J. S., & Nakhwa, Y. C. (2014). Verrucous lichen planus: a rare presentation of a common condition. Dermatology Reports, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/dr.2014.5113