lichen planus actinicus

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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Classical lichen planus 73.3% cases was the most common diagnosis, which was followed by lichen planus pigmentosus 8.3% cases, follicular lichen planus 5% cases, lichen nitidus 3.3% cases, each of lichen planus hypertrophicus, lichen planus atrophicus, lichen planus actinicus, benign lichenoid keratosis, lichenoid eruption, and lichen striatus as 1.7% cases.
Lichen planus subtropicus is a photodistributed variant of lichen planus that goes by a number of names: summertime actinic lichenoid eruption; lichen planus actinicus; lichenoid melanodermatitis; and lichen Planus atropicus annularis.