‘Striped’ appearance


Which of the following has Histology picture of “tri-layered or striped” appearance


A. Leukoplakia

B. Plasmoacanthoma

C. Lichen sclerosus

D. Glandular rosacea



“tri-layered or striped” appearance


Lichen sclerosus - high mag

Lichen sclerosus

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Lichen sclerosus (LS)


  1. Chronic, inflammatory skin disease
  2. Affect any body part of any person
  3. Strong preference for the genitals
  4. Females is primarily found in women with a low estrogen state (prepubertal and postmenopausal women)

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