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Discoid Lupus Erythematosus Presenting as Multiple Comedones and Acneiform-like Pitting Scars
Yu-Hao Chang , Shu-Hui Wang , Ching-Chi Chi , Tseng-tong Kuo , Hong-Shang Hong
Dermatol Sinica 22 : 235-238, 2004

A 47-year-old man presented with two plaques with large comedones and acneiform-like pitting scars on the nose for about one year. The lesions were found to be discoid lupus erythematosus upon histopathologic and direct immunofluorescence studies. An antinuclear antibody test was also positive. Because of the unusual clinical manifestation, this case is reported.

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