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Image Number 1575 (Lupus vulgaris)


Diagnosis: Lupus vulgaris

Site: Arm,forearm

Sex: F

Age: 50


Description: Red scaly plaques with atrophy.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A middle-aged woman presented with erythematous scaly atrophied plaques involved the extensor surfaces of both forearms of many months duration. She had no apparent focus of tuberculosis in the other parts of the body. Skin biopsy revealed tuberculoid granuloma.

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