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JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND
BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
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Case report


Year: 2012 | Volume: 2 | Issue 2 | Page: 90 - 93

Desmoid Tumor of anterior abdominal wall arising from a post operative scar

Bhaskaran A, Vijay P Agarwal, Basavarajappa M, Suresh T N, Vasanth Kumar,

Department of Dermatology, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar

Lichen nitidus is a rare chronic condition of unknown etiology, usually asymptomatic, characterized by the presence of multiple, tiny, discrete, shiny,flesh colored, flat papules 2-3 mm in diameter Lichen nitidus classically involves the genitalia, upper extremities, chest and abdomen; in rare instances, it may become generalized. We report a case of generalized lichen nitidus treated with tacrolimus.

     
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