Corneal Involvement by Lichen Planus Pigmentosus

Soleimani, M. and Tabatabaei, S.A. and Mirshahi, R. and Nozarian, Z. and Matini, A.H. (2017) Corneal Involvement by Lichen Planus Pigmentosus. Ocular Immunology and Inflammation. pp. 1-3.

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Abstract

Importance: Lichen planus pigmentosus (LPP) is an exclusive form of lichen planus (LP) characterized by pigmentary incontinence in histopathologic slides. Observations: We report a known case of LPP with ocular manifestations including pigmented eyelid margins and conjunctival and corneal pigmented lesions. Histopathologic and confocal scanning findings of these lesions were compatible with the diagnosis of underlying systemic disease. Conclusions and Relevance: To our knowledge, we report the first case of cornea directly involved by LP and ophthalmic presentations of LPP.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: cited By 0; Article in Press
Subjects: Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine > Clinical Sciences > Department of Ophthalmology
Depositing User: ART . editor
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2017 18:54
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2017 18:54
URI: http://eprints.kaums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3025

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