For Blaschko-related, see here.

Congenital or Infantile

Amniotic Band Syndrome

Infantile Garment Bands

Cord-like lesions (Rope Sign)

Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis can present with cord-like lesions, the so called "rope sign". Archives Derm June 2013

Mondor's disease (Superficial thrombophlebitis) Dermatology Online Journal 18;1

External, e.g. Physical, Scratching

Allergic Contact Dermatitis Here from bleached elastic.
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Bleomycin-Induced Flagellate Dermatitis
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Jellyfish Sting

Paederus Dermatitis: Linear eczematous reaction in Egypt from contact with the Paedrus beetle.


Dystpophic calcinosis [Cutis 45;28]

Flat warts

Lichen nitidus
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Lichen planus

Psoriasis Here from irritation from a bandage.
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Langer's Lines

Striae Distensa
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Linear Focal Elastosis
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Linear Lymphatic Hypopigmentation. --- Dermatology Online Journal 18;5


Linear Lymphatic Hypopigmentation See above.

Lymphagitic streaking
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Mondor's disease, see above

Vein graft site dermatitis

Post Stripping Sclermodermiform Dermatitis

Drug related. Dermatology Online Journal 17;11

Track Marks. Track marks and leukocytoclastic vasculitis in a drug user.
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Hyperpigmentation over veins, here following 5-FU treatment. Courtesy of Stephen H. Goldberg, MD
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Linear, Other


Syringocystadenoma papilliferum e.g. Dermatology Online Journal 17(8).

Fixed drug eruption [BJD 118;849].

Trichoepitheliomas [JAAD 1986;14;929].

Acquired, linear dermal melanocytosis AD 1982;118;125

Unilateral, linear capillaritis CED 1992;17;182

Linear, congenital melanocytic nevi JAAD 1992;27;853


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