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Image Number 1476 (Discoid lupus erythematosus)

 
Morphology:
Hyperpigmentation

Diagnosis: Discoid lupus erythematosus

Site: Face

Sex: M

Age: 30

Type:

Description: Hyperpigmented plaques.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A 30-year-old man with an outdoor job presented with multiple well-demarcated, hyperpigmented, slightly scaly plaques involving the nose, cheeks and the forehead of one year duration. Hypopigmented atrophic scars were evident on the bridge of the nose.

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