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European Journal of Dermatology


Lichen aureus with involvement of the hands and feet responding well to tripterygium glycosides Volume 28, numéro 4, July-August 2018


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Department of Dermatology, Peking University People's Hospital, No. 11 Xizhimen South St., Beijing 100044, China

Lichen aureus (LA) is a rare subtype of pigmented purpuric dermatosis, usually characterized by isolated golden to rust-brown patches or plaques on the lower extremities [1,2]. The aetiology of lichen aureus remains unknown and there is no standard treatment. Here, we report a case of lichen aureus with involvement of both hands and feet responding well to oral tripterygium glycoside (TG) tablets.A 37-year-old man presented with a three-year history of multiple rust-brown macules and patches on both [...]