TITLE

The toddler with 1 striped leg: a linear papular rash

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, Katharine; Lam, Joseph M.
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/28/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 9, p947
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on lichen striatus, a relatively rare, benign and self-limiting dermatosis of childhood. It notes that patients commonly present with sudden-onset pink or flesh-coloured lichenoid papules and have hypopigmented macules and papules or involvement of the nails. Furthermore, lichen typically occurs on one side of the body and affects the limbs but can also occur bilaterally and on trunk or face.
ACCESSION #
38217638

 

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