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Year : 1985  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 134--138

Histopathlogic Spectrum of Lichen Striatus

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Out of 67 patients with classical lichen striatus, consisting of discrete linchenoid paules or plaques in a linear fashion, occurring mostly on the extremities and followed up for over 3,1/2 years, the. skin lesions on 49 subjects were biopsied and studied. The different histopathologic changes could be classified into 3 groups. Perivascular dermatitis (51%) was the commonest pattern, followed by perivascular and periappendageal dermatitis (26.5%) and lichenoid dermatitis (22.5%). Three specimens showed m addition, islands of epithelioids cells.


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