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Lichen Planus Actinicus

definition

Variant of lichen planus often confined to individuals in tropical and subtropical regions. The lesions involve sun-exposed areas and are characterized by well-defined nummular patches which have a deeply hyperpigmented centre surrounded by a hypopigmented zone.

synonyms

Lichen Planus Actinicus, Actinic Lichen Planus, Lichen Planus Subtropicus