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Saturday, May 5, 2012

Drug-induced Lichenoid Reactions

A number of drugs may induce development of lesions that clinically and histologically resemble idiopathic lichen planus.


The principal offenders are:
gold
penicillamine
beta-blockers
antimalarials
captopril
lithium
carbamazepine
chlorpromazine
thiazides
methyldopa
INH
PAS
NSAIDs

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