Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
On-line version ISSN 1806-4841
BOTELHO, Luciane Francisca Fernandes et al. Generalized Lichen nitidus associated with Down's syndrome: case report. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2012, vol.87, n.3, pp.466-468. ISSN 1806-4841. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962012000300018.
Lichen nitidus is a disease of unknown etiology, characterized by flesh-colored, shiny papules of 1-2 mm and generally asymptomatic or with mild pruritus. The most common sites of occurrence are genitalia, upper limbs, trunk and abdomen. The generalized form is rare. This is the fourth reported case of lichen nitidus associated with Down Syndrome.
Keywords : Down syndrome; lichen nitidus; lichenoid eruptions; lichens.