Hypertrophic Lichen Planus? Mycosis Fungoides? Presented by Dr. Carroll F. Burgoon and Dr. Joseph S. Harun (by invitation).
A Negro man, aged 48, presented generalized reticulated hypo- and hyperpigmented, large, plaque-like lesions with a grayish hue on the face and pretibial regions. The patient's previous lesions of the mouth and genital regions have now cleared. The patient was hospitalized at the Philadelphia General Hospital in November, 1956, with a generalized pruritic eruption, and from Jan. 30, 1957, to May 24, 1957. The diagnosis was hypertrophic lichen planus.
The patient has been treated at the Philadelphia General Hospital for five months with a generalized pruritic eruption which has since regressed, leaving residual lesions of the perioral, malar, and periorbital regions.
On admission a year ago, medical examination disclosed generalized lymphadenopathy; otherwise, the general physical examination was negative.
Blood revealed 12.4 gm. hemoglobin. The liver profile was normal. The