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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 695-697

Squamous cell carcinoma and lymph node metastasis with hypertrophic lichen planus in a 12 year old boy


1 Department of Dermatology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Radiotherapy, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of General Pathology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Renu George
Department of Dermatology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_27_19

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Hypertrophic lichen planus (HLP) is a chronic variant of lichen planus with an estimated risk of 0.4% developing squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in later years. We report the case of a 12-year- old boy with history of hypertrophic lichen planus since 4 years of age, with malignant transformation into squamous cell carcinoma along with lymph node metastasis.


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