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Alamri, Ali; Alsenaid, Adel; Ruzicka, Thomas; Wolf, Ronald (2016): Hypertrophic lichen planus - successful treatment with acitretin. In: Dermatologic therapy, Vol. 29, No. 3: pp. 173-176
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Abstract

Lichen planus classifies into different subtypes according to morphology and location. Hypertrophic LP (HLP) manifests a great challenge due to persistent itching, the risk to develop into squamous cell carcinoma and therapeutic resistance. We report two clinical cases exemplary for the successful treatment of dramatic-resistant HLP with acitretin.