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Image Number 1743 (Discoid lupus erythematosus)

 
Morphology:
Red,scaly

Diagnosis: Discoid lupus erythematosus

Site: Face

Sex: F

Age: 55

Type:

Description: Red scaly atrophic plaques.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

A middle-aged woman presented with a few irregular erythematous scaly plaques with central atrophy involved the central part of the face of two years duration. Please note that the atrophic scar on the left cheek was due to previous cutaneous leishmaniasis.



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