Lichen Spinulosus Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Aug 14, 2017
  • Author: Christopher R Gorman, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Also consider the following:

  • Dermatophytosis
  • Frictional lichenoid eruption
  • Lichen scrofulosorum
  • Lichen nitidus [5]
  • Lymphoproliferative disorders (folliculotropic cutaneous T-cell lymphoma/follicular mucinosis [6]
  • HIV-associated pityriasis rubra pilaris (type VI) demonstrates lichen spinulosus
  • Multiple minute digitate hyperkeratosis [7]

Differential Diagnoses