Lichen planus localized to the nails.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Lichen planus may rarely be localized to the nails. OBJECTIVE A case of ungual lichen planus is reported that was misdiagnosed as onychomycosis. METHODS A 52-year-old woman had progressive nail dystrophy for 13 months that was unresponsive to oral terbinafine. A nail biopsy was performed. RESULTS Histopathologic findings were consistent… (More)

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