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Image Number 572 (Lupus vulgaris)

 
Morphology:
Plaque

Diagnosis: Lupus vulgaris

Site: Face

Sex: M

Age: 34

Type: Clinical

Description: erythematous plaque type skin lesion on central face having a butterfly pattern distribution

Submitted by: Surajit Nayak

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A 34 yr old farmer having a rural background, first noticed a small papular lesion over his nose 6 months ago.It gradully increased in size in due course to attain the present size.It was asymptomatic in nature.The patient had no other suggestive illness.Family history was negative for tuberculosis.

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