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Description:This patient presented with what was determine to be a case of lichen planus of the annular type located on the glans penis.
Though lichen planus is usually found on the flexor surfaces of the wrists and on the ankles, other sites such as the lips, tongue, and buccal mucous membranes, i.e., inner cheeks, and the penis, as was the case here. The itchy lesions are raised, but flattened, reddish purple in color, and scaly.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. N.J. Fiumara
Creation Date:1976
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