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The Lichen nitidus actinicus is a variant of the Lichen nitidus. The clinical variant is also called "summertime actinic lichenoid eruption". It occurs after UV-provocation. A purely facial spread has been reported (Dar NR et al. 2012). Predominantly affected are persons with dark skin type (Payette MJ et al. 2015).
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HistologyThis section has been translated automatically.
The histological pattern corresponds to that of the classic Lichen nitidus (Bouras M et al. 2013)
TherapyThis section has been translated automatically.
Success was achieved with hydroxychloroquine.
LiteratureThis section has been translated automatically.
- Bedi TR (1978) Summertime actinic lichenoid eruption. Dermatologica 157:115-125
- Bouras M et al (2013) Facial actinic lichen nitidus successfully treated with hydroxychloroquine: a case report. Dermatol Online J 19:20406.
- Dar NR et al. (2012)Facial lichen nitidus actinicus. Australas J Dermatol 53:e16-17
- Payette MJ et al (2015) Lichen planus and other lichenoid dermatoses: Kids are not just little people. Clin Dermatol 33:631-643.
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