Answer: Pop Quiz #20 – 8/17

chronic pruritic eruption

Correct Answer: C. Stains PAS positive and diastase resistant.

The other answers are incorrect for the following reasons:

A) It is actually apple green birefringenceon CONGO-RED staining
B) There is no underlying gincection in lichen amyloid
D) Lichen amyloid demonstrates dermal amyloid deposition, not perivascular
E) Lichen amyloid is not associated with underlying malignancy (like primary systemic amyloid


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