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Image Number 1628 (Lipoid proteinosis)

 
Morphology:
Waxy

Diagnosis: Lipoid proteinosis

Site: Forehead

Sex: F

Age: 4

Type:

Description: Pitted acne-like scars.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A 4-year toddler presented with marked hoarseness of the voice since she was one year old. On examination, she had a waxy appearance and many whitish cream-like papules infiltrating the inner surface of the lower lip and the dorsum of the tongue were seen in addition to many pitted acne-like scars involved the forehead and the elbows.

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