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Image Number 1947 (Discoid lupus erythematosus)

 
Morphology:
Red,scaly

Diagnosis: Discoid lupus erythematosus

Site: Cheek

Sex: M

Age: 40

Type:

Description: Red scaly atrophic plaques.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

Erythematous scaly plaques with atrophic centers on the cheeks of one year duration. The scales were firmly adherent and on detachment showed carpet's tack sign. Evidence of healed lesions on the nose and lower lip were also seen.



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