John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Primary extramedullary plasmacytoma mimicking oral lichen planus Volume 27, issue 5, September-October 2017


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Department of Dermatology,
St. Paul's Hospital, College of Medicine,
The Catholic University of Korea, 180, Wangsan-ro,
Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 02559,
Republic of Korea

A 53-year-old man presented with asymptomatic, ulcerative, whitish plaques on the buccal mucosa and tongue. The buccal mucosa and tongue lesions had developed one year and two months ago, respectively. Physical examination revealed two, 0.8-cm, ulcerative, whitish plaques on the upper buccal mucosa and ventral portion of the tongue (figure 1A, B). No cervical lymphadenopathy was found. He had no remarkable medical or family history including underlying immunodeficiency. Since the plaques were thought [...]