The treatment of lichen amyloidosis. A review and a new technique.

BACKGROUND A number of treatments for lichen amyloidosis have been described and the results are frequently unsatisfactory. OBJECTIVE To describe a new surgical technique that uses a scalpel to scrape the upper layer of the skin. METHODS A scalpel (No. 15) is pressed firmly and perpendicularly against the skin and scraped exactly parallel with the… CONTINUE READING