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Case Number : Case 4033 - 06 July 2022 Posted By: Dr. Hafeez Diwan

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42 year-old female with hair loss on posterior scalp x 6 months.


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Anil Patki

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Scarring alopecia - lichen planopilaris

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Meenakshi Batrani

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Looks more like Lichen plano-pilaris, but would do a PAS to check for any basement membrane thickening for DLE.

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vincenzo

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? An acute DLE triggered by tattoo reaction. 

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msofopoulos

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2 hours ago, vincenzo said:

? An acute DLE triggered by tattoo reaction. 

+1

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Eman El-Nabarawy

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5 hours ago, vincenzo said:

? An acute DLE triggered by tattoo reaction. 

Brilliant!!

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Anil Patki

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I was thinking about a lichenoid reaction to tattoo pigment but desisted because the site is quite unusual for a tattoo in a female.

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Dr. Hafeez Diwan

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DLE. They were thinking DLE clinically. There was no tattoo seen clinically.

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