Correlation of lichen planus

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Description This chapter covers the correlation of lichen planus
Author(s) Oriol Yélamos · Ralph P. Braun
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Peripheral dotted/linear vessels together with round, linear, reticular or annular pearly- whitish structures are characteristic of lichen planus (A. Lallas et al., 2014). Histopathologically, whitish structures reveal compact orthokeratosis above zones of wedge-shaped hypergranulosis and acanthosis and are the equivalent of Wickham striae (Vázquez-López et al., 2003).