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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 76  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 52--55

Hyperkeratotic pitted plaques on the palms and soles


1 Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029, India
2 Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029, India

Correspondence Address:
Sujay Khandpur
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0378-6323.58680

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Lichen planus (LP) and lichen nitidus (LN) present with varied morphology on the palms and soles. We present four unusual cases of palmoplantar LP and LN manifesting as hyperkeratotic plaques with pits. The diagnosis was confirmed histologically. Subtle features like presence of violaceous border suggests LP and plugs within the pits suggest LN.






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