LUPUS PERNIO ON EAR LOBE THAT OCCURED AFTER TRAUMA
Cihangir Aliağaoğlu 1, Mustafa Atasoy 2 * , Mustafa Keleş 3, Kerim Çayır 3, Aysun Toker 4
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1 Numune State Hospital, Department of Dermatology, Erzurum, Turkey
2 Atatürk University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Erzurum, Turkey
3 Atatürk University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Erzurum, Turkey
4 Numune State Hospital, Department of Biochemistry, Erzurum, Turkey
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Abstract

In the present 35 years old male patient, there were lupus pernio plaque in the right ear lobe developed after blunt trauma and radiologically typical sarcoidosis findings. In histopatholigical examination, clusters of epithelioid cells scattered irregularly through the dermis were observed. The patient responded well to systemic and topical steroid therapy.

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https://doi.org/10.29333/ejgm/82605

Eur J Gen Med, 2008 - Volume 5 Issue 3, pp. 191-193

Publication date: 15 Jul 2008

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