Lichen planus in association with malignancy- a new paraneoplastic marker - Report of two cases

Vandana Mehta, Vani Vasanth, C. Balachandran

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Abstract

Lichen planus (LP) is an immune-mediated disease, affecting skin and mucous membranes. It has been reported to be associated with a variety of totally unrelated disorders including different malignancies. We report two cases of internal malignancy in whom concomitant cutaneous LP was diagnosed. Can cutaneous LP be a paraneoplastic marker, needs further evidence.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)39-41
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists
Volume20
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2010
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology

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