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Image Number 1908 (Lupus vulgaris)


Diagnosis: Lupus vulgaris

Site: Cheek

Sex: F

Age: 8


Description: Red scaly plaque.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A slowly growing unilateral well-demarcated reddish-brown scaly indurated plaque involved one cheek and the nose of more than one year duration. Tuberculin test was positive and skin biopsy has revealed tuberculoid granuloma.  

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