Childhood actinic lichen planus: successful treatment with antimalarials.
Authors: Ramírez P,Feito M,Sendagorta E,González-Beato M,De Lucas R,
Address: Department of Dermatology, Hospital University La Paz, Madrid, Spain. email@example.com
Journal: Australas J Dermatol.
Publication: 2012 Feb;53(1):e10-3. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-0960.2010.00695.x. Epub 2010 Sep 29.
actinic lichen planus (ALP) is a photosensitive variant of lichen planus, affecting mainly young adults of Middle Eastern descent. We report a case of ALP in a 9-year-old Colombian girl with an excellent response to hydroxychloroquine and photoprotection.
© 2010 The Authors. Australasian Journal of Dermatology © 2010 The Australasian College of Dermatologists.
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