1) It is characterized by linear plaques, often on the extremities, face, or scalp, that tend to follow Blaschko
This differs from Blaschko
lines, which form a specific surface pattern that is believed to reflect the migration of embryonic skin cells.
Majority of the linear lesions follow the lines of Blaschko
Linear psoriasis, a rare form of psoriasis, is characterized by late-onset linear psoriatic lesions along Blaschko
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Linear psoriasis is a rare form of psoriasis characterised by linear array of lesions involving particular dermatome or along the Blaschko
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The lines were discovered by German dermatologist Alfred Blaschko
75 years ago, Dr Bav Shergill, of the British Association of Dermatologists told MailOnline.
It is believed that lines of Blaschko
indicate somatic mosaicism reflecting the distribution of clones of abnormal keratinocytes during development.
NS can be found anywhere on the body, but the most common location is on the chest and upper limbs, and often the arrangement of NS follows the lines of Blaschko
Glass AS, Bagga HS, Tasian GE, Fisher PB, McCulloch CE, Blaschko
SD, et al.
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