Lichen planus atrophicus

    Article Contributors: 
    Sean Klepper M.D.
    Artur Zembowicz M.D....

    Also known as: atrophic lichen planus, resolving lichen planus

    Clinical Features:

    • Represents the resolving phase of lichen planus.

    Histologic Features:

    • As lesions of lichen planus resolve, acanthosis subsides and the epidermis becomes flattened, while hyperkeratosis persists.
    • The lichenoid dermal infiltrate often becomes less pronounced.
    • Focal dermal scarring may occur.

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  • Lichen planus atrophicus
    Author: Artur Zembowicz M.D. Ph.D.

    Conference: Teaching Collection