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Lichen planus. Light micrograph of a section through skin affected by lichen planus, a clinically and histologically distinct form of dermatitis. The epidermis (upper layer, dark pink) shows hyperkeratosis (flaky), and thickening of the granular layer (less dense, light pink). The dermis (lower layer) shows a layer of dense chronic inflammatory cells.
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