Lichen planus and leukocytoclastic vasculitis induced by interferon alpha-2b in a subject with HCV-related chronic active hepatitis.

@article{Pinto2003LichenPA,
  title={Lichen planus and leukocytoclastic vasculitis induced by interferon alpha-2b in a subject with HCV-related chronic active hepatitis.},
  author={J M de Sousa Pinto and Manuel Sacramento Marques and T{\^a}nia Correia},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={193-5}
}
Lichen planus (LP) has been reported in association with chronic active hepatitis, primary biliary cirrhosis and other chronic liver diseases. The occurrence of LP in persons with hepatitis C virus (HCV) was reported by Robert et al., and the possible relationship between LP and hepatitis virus has also been supported by cases of LP following hepatitis B vaccination. Exacerbation or appearance of LP during the treatment of chronic hepatitis C, lymphoproliferative diseases and melanoma with… CONTINUE READING