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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 38, n° 5S
pages 831-833 (mai 1998)
Doi : 10.1016/S0190-9622(98)70468-2
Lichen sclerosus following the lines of Blaschko

Lester F. Libow, LTC, MD, Norvell V. Coots, MAJ, MD
Würzburg, Germany 
From the Department of Medicine, Dermatology Service of the 67th Combat Support Hospital, Würzburg, Germany 


A case of lichen sclerosus that developed in a pattern corresponding to the lines of Blaschko is described. This pattern of extragenital lichen sclerosus has not, to our knowledge, previously been reported and could result from an epidermal clone with altered androgen sensitivity supporting a hormonal pathogenesis for this disease. (J Am Acad Dermatol 1998;38:831-3.)

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