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Lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei

Author(s): Gupta Dinesh | Dewan S | Kaur Amarjit | Malhotra S | Kaur Surjit | Gambir M

Journal: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
ISSN 0378-6323

Volume: 62;
Issue: 6;
Start page: 371;
Date: 1996;
Original page

Keywords: Acne agminata

Lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei also known as acne agminata is a rare disease affecting face in adults. Previously, it was thought to be a tuberculid; and its relation with rosacea is undefined. We report a case who had multiple yellowish brown to erythematous small papular lesions and many pitted atrophic scars on the face of 8 months duration. Investigations for tuberculosis were negative. Histopathology revealed tuberculoid granuloma.
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