Miss L., American birth, aged 19; height about 5 feet; weight about 90 pounds; hair brown; eyes blue; skin fair with slight freckling; intelligent. Parents Irish, living and well. Several brothers and sisters living and well; one brother died in infancy of bowel trouble; no consumption in family; no skin disease; no history of syphilis.
The patient had none of the infectious diseases that she could recall. About a year before examination she had lumbago; since then had had slight attacks of rheumatism. She was not nervous in any way, i. e., her temperament was not neurotic. The patient slept well and ate well; she was actively engaged in work and was inconvenienced in no way by the skin disease present. She had never had any other skin affection. The disease under consideration made
SCHAMBERG JF, HIRSCHLER R. LICHEN PLANUS SCLEROSUSWITH REPORT OF A CASE. JAMA. 1909;LIII(5):369–373. doi:10.1001/jama.1909.92550050007002h