Auspitz’s sign is characteristic of

 # Auspitz’s sign is characteristic of 
A. Lichen planus 
B. White sponge nevus 
C. Erythema multiforme 
D. Psoriasis 

The correct answer is D. Psoriasis.

Psoriasis of the skin is characterized by the occurrence of small, sharply delineated, dry papules, each
covered by a delicate silvery scale which has been described as resembling a thin layer of mica. If the deep scales are removed, one or more tiny bleeding points are disclosed, a characteristic feature termed Auspitz’s sign. After removal of the scale the surface of the skin is red and dusky in appearance.

Reference: Shafer's Textbook of Oral Pathology

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