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Case Number : Case 1403- 9 November Posted By: Guest

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Case History: 67 year old female with 4 month history of scalp pruritus. Improved with topical steroids but did not resolve. Patchy areas of alopecia and hyperpigmented plaques on scalp. Biopsy of left scalp.

Case posted by Dr Uma Sundram

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[color=#1C2837][font=arial, verdana, tahoma, sans-serif][size=4]Lichen planopilaris.[/size][/font][/color]

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It is mainly follicular but discoid lupus could still be a possibility.

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Uma Sundram


Agree, DLE vs LPP. There was no deep infiltrate and dermal mucin was largely absent.

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