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Image Number 1395 (Discoid lupus erythematosus)

 
Morphology:
Red,scaly

Diagnosis: Discoid lupus erythematosus

Site: Cheek

Sex: F

Age: 22

Type:

Description: Red scaly plaques.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A 22-year-old female has had many erythematous scaly rounded plaques on the face especially the cheeks of 6 months duration. The scales were adherent to the surface of the lesions and some lesions have caused atrophic scarring. Biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of DLE.

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