Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lichen planus vs. Lichen planus-like keratosis

…pule on skin damaged badly by sunlight is referred to as solar keratosis. When present as a plaque it is termed Bowen’s disease, and when present as many papules in the anogenital region it is called bowenoid papulosis. Solar keratosis, Bowen&#…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen planus-like keratosis

…is, and at least a hint of a solar lentigo peeking through the lichenoid infiltrates of lymphocytes or, more compellingly, presenting itself uncompromised at the periphery of the lesion. Lichen planus-like keratosis, like solar keratosis, invariably…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen planus-like keratosis

…pule on skin damaged badly by sunlight is referred to as solar keratosis. When present as a plaque it is termed Bowen’s disease, and when present as many papules in the anogenital region it is called bowenoid papulosis. Solar keratosis, Bowen&#…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keratosis Pilaris: Key Points

…al treatments reduce inflammation of KP lesions. Introduction Keratosis pilaris (KP) is an extremely common, often autosomal dominantly inherited disorder that usually does not require treatment. Keratosis pilaris is most frequently seen in associat…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keratosis Pilaris: References

…imus 0.1% ointment with Aquaphor ointment for the treatment of keratosis pilaris, Ped Derm, 28(4):459-477. Marqueling A, Gilliam AE, Prendiville J, Zvulunov A, et al (2006) Keratosis pilaris rubra: a common but underrecognized condition, Arch Derm, 1…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lichen simplex chronicus vs. Hypertrophic lichen planus

…pule on skin damaged badly by sunlight is referred to as solar keratosis. When present as a plaque it is termed Bowen’s disease, and when present as many papules in the anogenital region it is called bowenoid papulosis. Solar keratosis, Bowen&#…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen planus

…al basket-weave configuration. A clue to diagnosis of atrophic lichen planus, like that of hypertrophic lichen planus, is the presence of wedge-shaped hypergranulosis in repeatable manner, which, although much more prominent in the hypertrophic than…