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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 201-202

Drawstring lichen planus: A unique case of Koebnerization


Department of Dermatology and STD, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital, Madagadipet, Pondicherry, India

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Lakshmanan Kumara
Department of Dermatology and STD, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital, Madagadipet, Pondicherry - - 605 107
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DOI: 10.4103/2229-5178.182368

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Drawstring dermatitis is a type of frictional dermatitis that can result from a traditional tightly worn garments such as sari or salwaar-kameez. We report a 54-year-old female patient presented with lichen planus of the drawstring site that was confirmed histopathologically. This case is rare and demonstrates how sociocultural practices can influence the presentation of common dermatoses such as LP.


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