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Bilateral conductive deafness related to erosive lichen planus

  • Ludovic Martin (a1), Sylvain Moriniere (a2), Marie-Christine Machet (a3), Alain Robier (a2) and Loïc Vaillant (a1)...


A case of bilateral progressive stenosis of both external auditory canals with resultant conductive hearing loss is presented. The stenosis revealed multifocal erosive and synechiant lichen planus. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of lichen planus involvement of the external ear.


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Address for correspondence: Dr Loïc Vaillant, Service de Dermatologie, CHU Trousseau, 37044 Tours Cedex, France.


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