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.