Líquen plano pilar: a importância do diagnóstico precoce The biopsy’s result was consistent with lichen planopilaris and the patient. Lichen planopilaris (LPP) is an uncommon inflammatory scalp disorder that is clinically characterized by perifollicular erythema, follicular. Lichen planopilaris is a frequent presentation of primary cicatricial alopecia. .. cicatriciais causadas por lúpus eritematoso discoide e líquen plano pilar.

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Anais brasileiros de dermatologia. Uptade on Diagnosis and Treatment. Traditionally, it can be divided into three different clinical types: The British Journal of Dermatology.

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Lichen planopilaris epidemiology: a retrospective study of 80 cases

This pattern usually occurs on the extremities, especially the shins and the interphalangeal joints, and tends to be the most pruritic variant of lichen planus. Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Pannonica Adriat. Of the 80 patients, 73 Detailed information Professionals Summary information Greekliqueh.

All included patients underwent at least a scalp biopsy; 29 patients underwent more than one biopsy at different times. Surgical pathology of the head and neck 3rd ed. Table 1 Reported cases of LPP of the face. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This morphology is characterized by the development of vesicles and bullae with the skin lesions. Lichen planopilaris of the face, Linear lichen planopilaris, Face.


The diagnosis pilarsi be confirmed on a scalp biopsy that includes hairs with surrounding redness and scale at the edge of an area of hair loss. Linear lichen planopilaris of the face. The authors have no ethical conflicts pilafis declare. Andrews [ 21 ]. A year-old man presented to the Dermatology Olano with a 5-month history of a pruritic unilateral linear erythematous lesion on the pilsris and mandibular area. Davidson’s principles and practice of medicine.

Oral and maxillofacial medicine: Differential diagnosis includes discoid lupus erythematosus DLEfolliculitis decalvans, mucous membrane pemphigoid see these termsseborrheic dermatitis, alopecia areata, and central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia CCCA.

Squamous cell papilloma Keratoacanthoma Malignant: Periapical, mandibular and maxillary hard tissues — Bones of jaws Agnathia Alveolar osteitis Buccal exostosis Cherubism Idiopathic osteosclerosis Mandibular fracture Microgenia Micrognathia Intraosseous cysts Odontogenic: Questions were answered by the researchers using data obtained from medical records.

Clinical problem solving in dentistry 3rd ed. Red Blanchable Erythema Generalized drug eruptions viral exanthems toxic erythema systemic lupus erythematosus. A histologic review of 27 patients with lichen planopilaris. Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology. Cheng S, et al. Arch Dermatol ; Lichen nitidus Lichen striatus Lichen ruber moniliformis Gianotti—Crosti syndrome Erythema dyschromicum perstans Idiopathic eruptive macular pigmentation Keratosis lichenoides chronica Kraurosis vulvae Lichen sclerosus Lichenoid dermatitis Lichenoid reaction of graft-versus-host disease.


The Cleveland Clinic Foundation experience on evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment. Typical signs and symptoms include:. Current treatments aim at slowing down progression of hair loss and reduction of symptoms. Since the description of the first 6 cases in Brazil inseveral cases have been evaluated, suggesting that this entity is actually underdiagnosed and not rare.

It is multifocal and small patches may merge to form larger irregular areas. Single or multiple lesions of scarring alopecia lacking follicular orifices are typical. Only comments written in English can be processed.

Lichen planopilaris

National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Calcineurin inhibitors such as pimecrolimustacrolimus or cyclosporin are sometimes used. One group with confluent liqhen plaques distributed throughout the scalp and other with confluent plaques in the central region of the scalp, clinically similar to male pattern or female pattern androgenetic alopecia, what is called fibrosing alopecia in a pattern distribution FAPD.

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