Clinicopathological characteristics of lichen planus pigmentosus and its response to tacrolimus ointment: an open label, non-randomized, prospective study.

@article{AlMutairi2010ClinicopathologicalCO,
  title={Clinicopathological characteristics of lichen planus pigmentosus and its response to tacrolimus ointment: an open label, non-randomized, prospective study.},
  author={Nawaf Al-Mutairi and Mohamed A. El-Khalawany},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={535-40}
}
BACKGROUND Lichen planus pigmentosus (LPP) is an uncommon variant of lichen planus, for which no effective treatment is available. Objectives The aim of this study was to determine the clinical, epidemiological and histopathological characteristics of LPP patients in Kuwait. METHODS Thirty-three LPP patients who attended the Dermatology outpatient clinics at Farwaniya Hospital, Kuwait from the year 2002 to 2008 were studied for clinical, epidemiological and histopathological findings… CONTINUE READING