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BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Nov 8;2017. pii: bcr-2017-222218. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2017-222218.

A rare case of unilateral discoid lupus erythematosus mimicking lupus vulgaris.

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1
Department of Dermatology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, India.
2
Department of Dermatology, Delhi Dermpath Laboratory, New Delhi, India.

Abstract

Discoidlupus erythematosus (DLE) is a chronic type of cutaneous lupus erythematosus which can present in various morphologies, and the diagnosis can be rather confounding. Prompt evaluation and treatment is necessary to prevent disfigurement and systemic involvement associated with DLE. The following case presented a diagnostic dilemma as the lesion mimicked lupus vulgaris.

KEYWORDS:

dermatology; skin

PMID:
29122902
DOI:
10.1136/bcr-2017-222218

Conflict of interest statement

Competing interests: None declared.

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