LICHEN PLANUS PEMPHIGOIDES
- A variant of bullous pemphigoid.
- Bulla form within and apart from lesions of lichen planus.
In lichen planus pemphigoides, bulla form within and apart from lesions of lichen planus. It is a variant of bullous pemphigoid in most cases as antigens to typical BP antigens are found. However, some cases more resemble paraneoplastic pemphigus. Lichen planus pemphigoides should be distinguished from bullous lichen planus in which bulla form only within lichen planus lesions--seemingly as a result of the LP causing epidermal weakness.
Childhood lichen planus pemphigoides triggered by chickenpox. Indian Dermatol Online J 2014;5, Suppl S2:98-100
A 2-year-old girl with lichen planus first and then LPP. JAAD October 2012 Volume 67, Issue 4, Pages e154–e156
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