All the following are TRUE of lichen planus EXCEPT (LQ)
|A||Polygonal, pruritus, papule|
|B||Involves skin, hair and nails|
|C||Lymphocytes aggregate in the sub epidermal region|
|D||Hypopigmentation is seen in previously involved areas|
[Hypopigmentation is seen in previously involved areas]
Histopathological changes of Lichen planus –
Basal cell degeneration, pigment incontinence, band of lymphocytes and histiocytes immediately sub epidermally.
Lichen planus heals with with hyperpigmentation.
a. Skin- 5 P
b. Hair- scarring alopecia
c. Mucous membrane- reticulate or lace like pattern d. Nail- pterygium