Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
Medknow Publications on behalf of The Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
Vol. 72, No. 5, 2006, pp. 398-398
Bioline Code: dv06139
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Vol. 72, No. 5, 2006, pp. 398-398
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Net case report-Lichen planus affecting eyelid alone: A rare entity|
Lichen planus of the eyelid alone is a rarely reported condition with just about 11 cases reported so far in the international literature. We report a case of lichen planus of single lower eyelid with characteristic histopathologic findings on eyelid biopsy. It is unusual to encounter a usually characteristic and often widespread entity like lichen planus occuring at only one site like an eyelid. Lichen planus of the eyelid should be included in the differential diagnosis of eyelid dermatitis.
Eyelid, Lichen planus, Palpebral dermatoses
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