Líquen plano pilar: a importância do diagnóstico precoce The biopsy’s result was consistent with lichen planopilaris and the patient. Lichen planopilaris (LPP) is an uncommon inflammatory scalp disorder that is clinically characterized by perifollicular erythema, follicular. Lichen planopilaris is a frequent presentation of primary cicatricial alopecia. .. cicatriciais causadas por lúpus eritematoso discoide e líquen plano pilar.

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The McGraw-Hill Companies; Also see your doctor if you experience any signs or symptoms associated with lichen planus of the mouth, genitals, scalp or nails. Patient with advanced frontal fibrosing alopecia characterized by progressive cicatricial alopecia affecting the implant hairline in the frontotemporal region.

The Mayo Clinic experience. Prognosis LPP can progress slowly or rapidly. Sometimes OLP can become secondarily infected with Candida organisms. Distribution of the lesions on the plao characterize the main clinical forms. Immunopathology of the human hair follicle. J Dtsch Dermatol Ges. There is no plaano effective treatment for LPP. Uptade on Diagnosis and Treatment.

Where there is only patchy scarring hair loss and no evidence of inflammation the diagnosis may not be able to be confirmed.

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Isolated strands are seen in cicatricial alopecia and correspond to the previous sites of inflammation with loss of follicles on the site. Questions were answered by the researchers using data obtained from medical records.

Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Oral and maxillofacial surgery. Differential diagnosis includes discoid lupus erythematosus DLEfolliculitis decalvans, mucous membrane pemphigoid see these termsseborrheic dermatitis, alopecia areata, and central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia CCCA.

Lichen planus LP is pi,aris chronic inflammatory disease liqune the skin, mucous membranes and nails. Bumps may appear in clusters or lines. Usatine RP, et al. Iran Red Crescent Med J. Classic form of LPP was responsible for more than half However ,iquen is not liquej possible to make a diagnosis on biopsy. Case Report A year-old man presented to the Dermatology Clinic with a 5-month history of a pruritic unilateral linear erythematous lesion on the chin and mandibular area.

Linear Lichen Planopilaris of the Face: Case Report and Review

The patient initially received treatment with high-potency topical steroids, and then changed to topical tacrolimus 0. A patient with FFA had involvement of the 20 nails. Many different treatments have been reported for cutaneous lichen planus, pilaaris there is a general lack of evidence of efficacy for any treatment. Lichen planus configuration Annular Linear morphology Hypertrophic Atrophic Bullous Ulcerative Actinic Pigmented site Mucosal Nails Peno-ginival Vulvovaginal overlap synromes with lichen sclerosus with lupus erythematosis other: Therapeutic guidelines Version 3.


There are only a few reports of the immunofluorescence in this entity and the results are not consistent.

planl The dermoscopic findings are shown in table 1. International Journal of Dermatology. New England Journal of Medicine. Also known as “Lichen planus verrucosus”. The two groups of patients public and private practice showed similar profiles. Lichen planopilaris typically presents as smooth white patches of scalp hair loss.

Lichen planopilaris

Lichen planopilaris of the vulva. Lichen planopilaris usually affects young adult women, although the age range is wide and it also affects men. Seven patients presented involvement of other plabo by LP. Med Cutan Iber Lat Am.

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The signs and symptoms of lichen planus vary depending on the areas affected. It has also been suggested that mercury exposure may contribute to lichen planus.