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Lavorato FG, Nery NS, Bomm L, Mann D, Gripp AC, Alves Mde F - An Bras Dermatol (2013 Mar-Apr)

Bottom Line: Lichen sclerosus is a chronic inflammatory mucocutaneous disorder of unknown etiology that most commonly affects the female genitalia.Cutaneous involvement with nonhaemorrhagic bullous is very unusual.We describe a case of bullous lichen sclerosus.

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Affiliation: Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro - HUPE-UERJ) – Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil. fglavorato@yahoo.com.br

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Lichen sclerosus is a chronic inflammatory mucocutaneous disorder of unknown etiology that most commonly affects the female genitalia. Cutaneous involvement with nonhaemorrhagic bullous is very unusual. We describe a case of bullous lichen sclerosus.

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Mentions: A 67-year-old woman, without remarkable medical or family background, presented with a6month history of a pruritic sclerotic lesion on her abdomen. The sclerotic lesion hadbeen accompanied by a blister on the back of the right foot for 4 months and there hadbeen no previous trauma. Physical examination revealed several 2-4 cm, ivory colored,shiny, sclerotic lesion on the abdomen (Figure 1)and soft plaque on the back of the right foot (Figure2). There were no other lesions on her body. An incision-al biopsy specimenrevealed hyperkeratosis, atrophy of the epidermis, marked edema in the upper dermisresulting in a subepidermal blister and homogenization of collagen in the papillarydermis (Figure 3).


Case for diagnosis.

Lavorato FG, Nery NS, Bomm L, Mann D, Gripp AC, Alves Mde F - An Bras Dermatol (2013 Mar-Apr)

Blister on the back of the right foot
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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getmorefigures.php?uid=PMC3750903&req=5

f02: Blister on the back of the right foot
Mentions: A 67-year-old woman, without remarkable medical or family background, presented with a6month history of a pruritic sclerotic lesion on her abdomen. The sclerotic lesion hadbeen accompanied by a blister on the back of the right foot for 4 months and there hadbeen no previous trauma. Physical examination revealed several 2-4 cm, ivory colored,shiny, sclerotic lesion on the abdomen (Figure 1)and soft plaque on the back of the right foot (Figure2). There were no other lesions on her body. An incision-al biopsy specimenrevealed hyperkeratosis, atrophy of the epidermis, marked edema in the upper dermisresulting in a subepidermal blister and homogenization of collagen in the papillarydermis (Figure 3).

Bottom Line: Lichen sclerosus is a chronic inflammatory mucocutaneous disorder of unknown etiology that most commonly affects the female genitalia.Cutaneous involvement with nonhaemorrhagic bullous is very unusual.We describe a case of bullous lichen sclerosus.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro - HUPE-UERJ) – Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil. fglavorato@yahoo.com.br

ABSTRACT
Lichen sclerosus is a chronic inflammatory mucocutaneous disorder of unknown etiology that most commonly affects the female genitalia. Cutaneous involvement with nonhaemorrhagic bullous is very unusual. We describe a case of bullous lichen sclerosus.

Show MeSH
Related in: MedlinePlus