Characteristic, fine, white or grey lines or dots seen on the top of the pruritic papular rash of lichen planus.
Characteristic, fine, white or grey lines or dots seen on the top of the pruritic papular rash of lichen planus, and in affection of the oral mucosa in the same disease.
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