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Case Number : Case 2396 - 5 September 2019 Posted By: Iskander H. Chaudhry

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55 year old female. Linear lesion on frontal scalp.

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Mohamed khaled

Posted (edited)

Nice morphea.

En coup de sabre.

Edited by Mohamed khaled

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Alex-Ventura-Leon

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Agree.

Hyalinization of collagen with sparse lymphocyts and plasma cells.

Morphea

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Admin_Dermpath

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Well done !

 

En coup de sabre (ECDS) it is ! A rare form of localized scleroderma that typically manifests in children and women. It presents as a fibrous pansclerotic plaque extending in a bandlike distribution on the frontoparietal scalp with surrounding scarring alopecia.

 

Iskander

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