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Landgrave I, Asz SD, Reyes JE, Arenas R, Suárez R, Vega MME
Lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei. A report of a case treated with minocycline
Dermatología Rev Mex 2008; 52 (2)

Language: Español
References: 6
Page: 85-88
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Lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF) is a chronic inflammatory dermatosis that most often affects young adults. It is a skin eruption of small, brownish-erythematous papules, primarily located on the face; it is self-limited and generally leaves residual punctate scars. It has been considered a clinical form of tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, rosacea and some authors have proposed that it should be considered a distinct entity. We report the case of a 21 year-old woman with facial papular lesions misdiagnosed as acne that failed to many treatments and a skin biopsy showed a granulomatous reaction with necrosis, so lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei diagnosis was done.

Key words: lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei, acneiform lesions.


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