lichen planus actinicus

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lichen planus actinicus

sunlight-induced violaceous and brownish patches of lichen planus on the face and forehead, usually in dark-skinned people.
A type of lichen planus, which is described in the Middle East, on sun-exposed parts, especially the face
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Van der Schroeff JIG, Schothurst AA, Kanaar P: Induction of actinic lichen planus with artificial UV sources.
Actinic Lichen Planus: Subtropic or actinic Lichen planus occurs in regions, such as Africa, the Middle East, and India.
Next common variant in our study was Linear Lichen Planus and Actinic Lichen Planus both accounting for 8% each.