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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 91-93

Lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei: An uncommon dermatologic entity

1 Department of Dermatology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Pathology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India

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Anjali Madan
Department of Dermatology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
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DOI: 10.4103/0975-9727.212411

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Lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF) first described in 1878 is an uncommon dermatosis of unknown etiology with characteristic clinicopathological features. It mainly affecting the central area of the face showing a characteristic tendency to involve the lower eyelids. Various treatments have been tried with tetracyclines, isotretinoin, dapsone, prednisolone, clofazimine, isoniazid and corticosteroids, with variable results. We present the case of a 30 year old patient with characteristic complaints of eruption of multiple, discrete reddish raised asymptomatic lesion all over face with histopathology suggestive of Lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei

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