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Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2011 Jul-Aug;77(4):418-29; quiz 430. doi: 10.4103/0378-6323.82389.

Lichenoid tissue reaction/interface dermatitis: recognition, classification, etiology, and clinicopathological overtones.

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Dermato Venereology (Skin/VD) Center, Sehgal Nursing Home, Panchwati, Delhi, India. drsehgal@ndf.vsnl.net.in

Abstract

Lichenoid tissue reaction or interface dermatitis embrace several clinical conditions, the prototype of which is lichen planus and its variants, drug induced lichenoid dermatitis, special forms of lichenoid dermatitis, lichenoid dermatitis in lupus erythematosus, and miscellaneous disorders showing lichenoid dermatitis, the salient clinical and histological features of which are described to facilitate their diagnosis. Background of lichenoid reaction pattern has been briefly outlined to enlighten those interested in this entity.

PMID:
21727689
DOI:
10.4103/0378-6323.82389
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