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Generalized Lichen Nitidus, with Perioral and Perinasal Accentuation, in Association with Down Syndrome


Address correspondence to Michelle Henry, M.S., Department of Dermatology, Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, or e-mail:


Abstract:  Generalized cases of lichen nitidus are rare, but have been infrequently reported in association with Down syndrome. We report the third such case, with unusual perioral and perinasal accentuation.