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Bilateral lichen aureus in a 12-year-old-child, resolving after topical tacrolimus – a case report with review of literature.

Authors:Vamseedhar Annam
Int J Biol Med Res. 2010; 1(4): 309-311  |  PDF File


A young boy presented with Lichen aureus over both the lower legs. The lesions were usually asymptomatic, but pruritus was noted occasionally. Histological examination of the lesion revealed perivascular lymphohistiocytic infiltration in the superficial dermis with extravasated erythrocytes. The boy responded for the treatment with topical Tacrolimus.