Discoid lupus erythematosus – a case report, diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties
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Keywords

toczeń rumieniowaty
toczeń rumieniowaty krążkowy
rak kolczystokomórkowy
SCC lupus erythematosus
discoid lupus erythemotosus
squamous cell carcinoma
SCC

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Karasińska A, Polańska A, Bowszyc‑Dmochowska M, Żaba R, Adamski Z, Dańczak‑Pazdrowska A. Discoid lupus erythematosus – a case report, diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties. JoFA [Internet]. 2021Dec.31 [cited 2022May17];4(2):135-44. Available from: http://jofa.ump.edu.pl/index.php/jofa/article/view/51

Abstract

Discoid lupus erythematosus is the most common clinical manifestation of lupus erythematosus. Characteristic features are erythematous plaques with follicular hiperkeratosis, clearly demarcated from surrounding skin, that resolve with atrophy and scarring, leading to significant aesthetic defects. The consequence of involving the scalp is cicatrical alopecia. On the ground of long lasting, untreated lesions squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) may develop. On the other hand SCC remains in the circle of DLE differentiation. We present diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties associated with DLE.

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