Tag: lichen planus

Dermatoscopy of Nail Lichen Planus: A Boon for Early Diagnosis

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2021;14(7):34–37. by Saurabh Sharma, MD, DNB, MNAMS; Jasleen Kaur, MD; Roopam Bassi, MD; and Harkanwal Kaur Sekhon, MD Drs. Sharma, Kaur, and Sekhon are with the Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy at Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Amritsar, Punjab, India. Dr. Bassi is with


Efficacy of Intralesional Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Polysaccharide Nucleic Acid and Vitamin D Injections in the Treatment of Lichen Planus

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2021;14(5):40–45. by Khaled Gharib, MD; Abdalla Kandil, MD; Ayman Marie, MD; and Hanim Mounir, MSc Drs. Gharib and Kandil, and Mr. Mounir are with the Dermatology Department, Faculty of Medicine at Zagazig University in Zagazig, Egypt. Dr. Marie is with the Microbiology Department, Faculty of Medicine at Zagazig University in Zagazig,


Evaluation of Botulinum Toxin Type A Injection in the Treatment of Localized Chronic Pruritus

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(12):12–17.  by Khaled Gharib, MD; Asmaa Mostafa, MSc; and Ayman Elsayed, MD Drs. Gharib, Mostafa, and Elsayed are with the Dermatology Department, Faculty of Medicine, at Zagazig University in Ash Sharqia Governorate, Egypt. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to


The Association Between Oral Health and Skin Disease

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(5):48–53 by Paul Macklis, MS; Kevin Adams, BA; Jessica Kaffenberger, MD;  Purnima Kumar, BDS MS PhD; Andrew Krispinsky, MD; and Benjamin Kaffenberger, MD Mr. Macklis is with the Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Adams with with the University of Toledo College of Medicine in Toledo, Ohio. 


Letter to the Editor: Atrophic Lichen Planus

Dear Editor: An African American man in his 50s presented with a one-year history of a pruritic rash on his anterior shins. His past medical history was significant for a recent diagnosis of diabetes. A physical examination revealed scattered, atrophic, pink/purple papules and plaques with reticular pigment on the bilateral anterior lower legs (Figure 1).