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July 1971

Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus Involving the Palms

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit. Dr. Purres is now practicing in London, Ontario, Canada.

Arch Dermatol. 1971;104(1):68-69. doi:10.1001/archderm.1971.04000190070010

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus of the palms occurred in a 71-year-old woman. Clinical and histopathological appearance are similar to involvement of lichen sclerosus et atrophicus at other sites. To our knowledge, this is the first report of lichen sclerosus et atrophicus of the palms.