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Image Number 2277 (Discoid lupus erythematosus)

 
Morphology:
Red,scaly

Diagnosis: Discoid lupus erythematosus

Site: Cheek

Sex: M

Age: 4

Type:

Description: Read scaly atrophic plaque.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

DLE is rarely seen during early childhood. This toddler presented with an asymptomatic, solitary, red, scaly plaque with slight atrophy on one cheek of many months duration. Skin biopsy was consistent with DLE.  



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