Líquen plano pilar: a importância do diagnóstico precoce The biopsy’s result was consistent with lichen planopilaris and the patient. Lichen planopilaris (LPP) is an uncommon inflammatory scalp disorder that is clinically characterized by perifollicular erythema, follicular. Lichen planopilaris is a frequent presentation of primary cicatricial alopecia. .. cicatriciais causadas por lúpus eritematoso discoide e líquen plano pilar.

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Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Medicine.

Immunofluorescence is important to differentiate LPP from lupus erythematosus. Textbook of Natural Medicine. Oral and maxillofacial surgery.

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Reassurance that the condition is benign, elimination of precipitating factors and improving oral hygiene are considered initial management for symptomatic OLP, and these measures are reported to be useful.

The aim of treatment is to slow progression of the disease and relieve symptoms. Dermoscopy showed areas of cicatricial alopecia with absence of follicular openings, perifollicular erythema and pigment. Regarding the phototype, 53 It’s best to get a prompt and accurate diagnosis because a number of skin and mucosal conditions can cause lesions and discomfort. Clinical problem solving in dentistry 3rd ed. Novel Insights Only a few cases of linear lichen planopilaris of the face have been reported in the literature.

Footnotes Conflict of Interest: METHODS An observational and retrospective study was performed through review of medical records of patients diagnosed with lichen planopilaris.

Salivary glands Benign lymphoepithelial lesion Ectopic salivary gland tissue Frey’s syndrome HIV salivary lliquen disease Necrotizing sialometaplasia Mucocele Ranula Pneumoparotitis Salivary duct stricture Salivary gland aplasia Salivary gland atresia Salivary gland diverticulum Salivary gland fistula Salivary gland hyperplasia Salivary gland hypoplasia Salivary gland neoplasms Benign: A histologic review of 27 patients with lichen planopilaris.

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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Lichen planus. Atrophic follicles and fibrosis were also present fig. Diagnosis and treatment of lichen planus. Dermatoscopy and scalp biopsy complement the evaluation of LPP. Lichen planus can be part of Grinspan’s syndrome. Please review our privacy policy. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Temporomandibular joints pilaros, muscles of mastication and malocclusions — Jaw joints, chewing muscles and bite abnormalities.

Fitzpatrick’s dermatology in general medicine 6th ed. Sharma A, et al. Sartori-Valinotti JC, et al. Unusual garland-like lichen planopilaris of the face in German Hautarzt. Mirmirani P, Karnik P. Disclosure Statement The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

Lichen planopilaris epidemiology: a retrospective study of 80 cases

Triggering factors could be pharmacologic agents, contact sensitizers or infectious agents. Also see your doctor if you pilariis any signs or symptoms associated with lichen planus of the mouth, genitals, scalp or nails. The scalp is the commonest area affected but any hair bearing skin may be affected, like for example the axillae or the pubic area. Red linear lichen planus never resolves leaving skin atrophy, linear atrophoderma of Moulin is more common in children and predominates on the trunk and extremities, and linear morphea presents with skin sclerosis [ 1314 ].

Other options for treatment include iplaris, ciclosporin and methotrexate. This finding should be linked to at least pilarks of the following: We describe the case of a year-old man who presented with a 5-month history of unilateral pruritic linear erythematous papules and atrophy on the chin and mandibular area. Abstract We describe the case of a year-old man who presented with a 5-month history of unilateral pruritic linear erythematous papules and atrophy on the chin and mandibular area.


Lichen planus has a unique microscopic appearance that is similar between cutaneous, mucosal and oral. No one knows the exact cause of this abnormal immune response. Eagle syndrome Hemifacial hypertrophy Facial hemiatrophy Oral manifestations of systemic disease. Diagnosis of LPP is suspected in the presence of cicatricial alopecia plaques, single or multiple, presenting perifollicular hyperkeratosis, erythema, mainly on the periphery of scarring lesion.

Short course of oral cyclosporine in lichen planopilaris. Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics. In pilarjs to lichen planus and lichen planopilaris, linear lichen planopilaris of the face is more common in middle-aged men. J Am Acad Dermatol ; Orofacial soft tissues — Soft tissues around the mouth. Trichoscopy reveals absent follicles, white dots, tubular perifollicular scale and perifollicular erythema.

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Oral mucosa — Lining of mouth. Etiology is unknown but LPP is thought to be an autoimmune disorder in which T-lymphocytes attack and destroy keratinocytes expressing unknown target antigens.

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Med Cutan Iber Lat Am. Patient with advanced frontal fibrosing alopecia characterized by progressive cicatricial alopecia affecting the implant hairline in the frontotemporal region.

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