Palmoplantar lichen planus: A rare presentation of a common disease.

@article{Landis2008PalmoplantarLP,
  title={Palmoplantar lichen planus: A rare presentation of a common disease.},
  author={Megan N Landis and Christopher Bohyer and Soon Bahrami and Beth L Brogan},
  journal={Journal of dermatological case reports},
  year={2008},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={8-10}
}
BACKGROUND Lichen planus (LP) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease commonly seen by dermatologists. MAIN OBSERVATION The current case describes palmoplantar lichen planus, a rare variant of this disease that can easily be misdiagnosed. This case describes a patient that presented with multiple papules on his hands and plantar feet that had previously been diagnosed as tinea manum and psoriasis. A biopsy from the patient, however, was diagnostic of lichen planus. The patient was subsequently… CONTINUE READING
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