Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Nameer Al-Sudany, MD (IRAQ)

Lichen Planus Actinicus

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Lichen planus actinicus is not uncommonly seen in children. A 10-year-old boy presented with few annular plaques with hyperpigmentd centers and pinkish-violaceous borders of 3 months duration. All lesions are confined to sun-exposed sites (face, chest and forearms).