Lorraine Rosamilia, Author at Clinical Advisor

Lorraine Rosamilia

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Lichen Spinulosus (Keratosis Spinulosa)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Characteristic findings on physical examination Lichen spinulosus is a rare dermatosis that typically presents in children to young adults as asymptomatic, but at times mildly pruritic, small flesh-colored follicular keratotic spiny papules, usually arranged in plaque-like 2 to 6cm symmetric…

Lichen Nitidus

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Characteristic findings on physical examination Lichen nitidus typically presents in children and young adults, usually as asymptomatic, but at times pruritic, small, monomorphic, Koebnerized, well-demarcated, round or polygonal, slightly shiny, flat-topped, mildly scaly grouped papules. Lesion color varies from hypopigmented…

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