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Case Number : Case 2983 - 13 December 2021 Posted By: Dr. Mona Abdel-Halim

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"F, 15,Scaly erythematous atrophic plaques over ears, scalp, face and arms"


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Richard Logan

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Agree.  This lesion doesn't look atrophic to me.  Perhaps this is a newer lesion, and older ones have become atrophic.

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Agree with LE, but maybe a subacute variant for me. There is inflammatory activity. 

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along with interface features there is parakeratosis and i think fungi. was PAS done?

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Dr. Mona Abdel-Halim

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Thank you all. This was diagnosed as DLE. 

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