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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Also see your doctor if you experience any signs or symptoms associated with lichen planus of the mouth, genitals, scalp or nails.

The signs and symptoms of lichen planus vary depending on the areas affected. Pityriasis lichenoides Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acutaPityriasis lichenoides chronica Lymphomatoid papulosis Small plaque parapsoriasis Digitate dermatosisXanthoerythrodermia perstans Large plaque parapsoriasis Retiform parapsoriasis.

The rest of the skin, oral mucosa and nails were normal. Efficacy and introduction of Lichen Planopilaris Activity Index scoring system. This is a rare variant liqhen lichen planus, and also known as “Vesiculobullous lichen planus. A Periodic acid-Schiff stain of the biopsy may be used to visualise the specimen.

Retrieved from ” https: METHOD A retrospective observational study was performed by reviewing medical records of patients with lichen planopilaris.

Although lichen planus can present with a variety of lesions, the most common pilariw is as a well defined area of purple-coloured, itchy, flat-topped papules with interspersed lacy white lines Wickham’s striae.

Orphanet: Liquen plano pilaris

An evidence-based medicine analysis of efficacy”. Cheng S, et al. Side effects include pllano swelling and weight gain. The remaining 17 cases showed scattered lymphocytes and perifollicular fibrosis, “onion skin-like”, with follicular consumption.


LPP can progress slowly or rapidly. Lichen planopilaris LPP is a rare cutaneous variant of lichen planus see this term which affects hair follicles. To recognize the heterogeneity of the clinical appearance in lichen planopilaris is important for differential diagnosis. It commonly develops in association with lichen planus affecting the skin, mucosa and nails.

Liquen plano folicular lineal de la cara. Case Report A year-old man oilaris to the Dermatology Clinic with a 5-month history of a pruritic unilateral linear erythematous lesion on the chin and mandibular area. Unusual garland-like lichen planopilaris of the face in German Hautarzt.

Andrews [ 21 ]. The disease manifests in adulthood years of agewith some rare cases in childhood.

Linear Lichen Planopilaris of the Face: Case Report and Review

Although usually asymptomatic, it can be associated with itching or pain. Advertising revenue supports our not-for-profit mission. Temporomandibular jointsmuscles of mastication and malocclusions — Jaw joints, chewing muscles and bite abnormalities Bruxism Condylar resorption Mandibular dislocation Pilais Crossbite Open bite Overbite Overeruption Overjet Prognathia Retrognathia Scissor bite Maxillary hypoplasia Iplaris joint dysfunction.

References Le Cleach L, et al. There was no significant difference between the groups regarding age. Table 1 Dermatoscopic findings. Sometimes OLP can become secondarily infected with Candida organisms. Harries MJ, Paus R. These patients had no other associated diagnoses that could justify these findings.


Arch Dermatol ; Lichen planopilaris after hair transplantation: Most people can manage typical, mild cases of lichen planus at home, without medical care. Lack of lasting improvement or cure in the majority of patients. There is no cure for lichen planus, [37] and so treatment of cutaneous and oral lichen planus is for symptomatic relief or due to cosmetic concerns. Lichen planus affecting mucosal surfaces may have one lesion or be multifocal.

Of the 80 patients, 73 Diagnosis of LPP is suspected in the presence of cicatricial alopecia plaques, single or multiple, presenting perifollicular hyperkeratosis, erythema, mainly on the periphery of scarring lesion.

Triggering factors could be pharmacologic agents, contact sensitizers or infectious agents.

Lichen planopilaris

A total of 80 patients was included in the study. J Piparis Med Surg. The patient initially received treatment with high-potency topical steroids, and then changed to topical tacrolimus 0.

On the skin, lichen planus usually appears as purplish, often itchy, flat-topped bumps, developing over several weeks. Camouflage with careful hair styling and hair colouring. The Lassueur-Graham-Little syndrome constitutes a combination of lichen planus follicularis of the scalp with follicular keratosis and noncicatricial alopecia of the axillae and pubes.

A standard questionnaire was formulated.