Generalized Spinous Follicular Lichen Nitidus with Perifollicular Granulomas
Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology; Department of Pathology
Dermatology | Pathology | Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
The first report of spinous follicular lichen nitidus with perifollicular granulomas was by Madhok and Winkelmann in 1988. Since this report, a few cases of follicular or periappendageal lichen nitidus have been described, in a more localized form or without perifollicular granulomas. We describe a 5-year-old girl with the rare generalized spinous follicular variant of lichen nitidus with perifollicular granulomas.
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Citation: Pediatr Dermatol. 2013 May-Jun;30(3):e20-1. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2012.01789.x. Link to article on publisher's site
Summe, Heather S.; Greenlaw, Sheila M.; Deng, April; Magro, Cynthia; and Wiss, Karen, "Generalized Spinous Follicular Lichen Nitidus with Perifollicular Granulomas" (2013). University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications. 62.