Lichen aureus (mnemonic)

Dr Dan J Bell and A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

The skin changes of lichen aureus can be remembered with the following mnemonic:

  • 5 Ps of lichen aureus


  • pigmented purpuric papules in peripheral patches
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rID: 7217
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • 5 P's of lichen aureus

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