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Eruptive Lichen Planus Triggered by Acupuncture

John Fleming, BSc, MRCP; Salvador Diaz-Cano, MD, PhD, FRCPath; Elisabeth Higgins, MA, FRCP
Arch Dermatol. 2011;147(3):361-362. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2011.29.
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Crops of flat-topped, polygonal, red-brown and violaceous papules and plaques were originally centered at sites of acupuncture needle placement on the lower back (arrows) and then became more generalized.

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The intensely pruritic eruption was most dense at the wrists (A) and ankles (B).

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