Lichen planus pemphigoides is characterized by the development of tense blisters atop lesions of lichen planus or the development vesicles de novo on uninvolved skin. It is important to differentiate this entity from bullous lichen planus, in which blisters develop in skin lesions of longstanding lichen planus as a result of intense lichenoid inflammation and extensive liquefaction degeneration of basal keratinocytes.
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