Wickham striae

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Wickham striae
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Wickham striae are whitish lines[1] visible in the papules of lichen planus and other dermatoses, typically in the oral mucosa. The microscopic appearance shows hypergranulosis. It is named after Louis Frédéric Wickham.[2][3]

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  1. "MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Lichen planus on the arm". Archived from the original on 2016-07-05. Retrieved 2023-02-07.
  2. synd/2520 at Who Named It?
  3. Steffen C, Dupree ML (2004). "Louis-Frédéric Wickham and the Wickham's striae of lichen planus". Skinmed. 3 (5): 287–9. doi:10.1111/j.1540-9740.2004.02647.x. PMID 15365269. Archived from the original on 2019-12-14. Retrieved 2023-02-07.

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