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Summer 2005, Vol. 13 No. 2

Hong Kong J. Dermatol. Venereol. (2005) 13, 87-91


Case Report

Lupus erythematosus tumidus: a man presented with erythematous papules and plaques

MC Wong 王夢貞 and KC Lee 李景中

Abstract
A 27-year-old man presented with asymptomatic erythematous papules and plaques over the back, upper chest and face. Skin biopsy showed abundant mucin in dermis with dense lymphocytic and plasmacytic perivascular infiltrate in deep dermis. Based on clinical features, histological findings and laboratory investigations, the diagnosis of lupus erythematosus tumidus was made.