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Image Number 1450 (Discoid lupus erythematosus)

 
Morphology:
Plaque

Diagnosis: Discoid lupus erythematosus

Site: Cheek

Sex: M

Age: 25

Type:

Description: Red scaly plaque.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A young adult man has had an asymptomatic, solitary, red, scaly plaque with well-defined irregular border and some central scarring on his cheek of about one year duration. Skin biopsy was consistent with DLE.

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