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European Journal of Dermatology


sQUIZ your knowledge! Persistent facial plaques Volume 27, numéro 6, November-December 2017


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1 Department of Dermatology, Edouard Herriot Hospital, Lyon, France
2 Department of Pathology, Lyon-Sud Hospital, Pierre Bénite, France

A 47-year-old Caucasian woman, with no relevant medical history, presented with three facial skin lesions, which had appeared two years before. Physical examination revealed three erythematous plaques (two on the left and one on the right cheek), measuring 1-1.5 cm (figure 1A). The lesions were stable and did not cause pain or itch. The patient was otherwise systemically well and was taking no medications. Histological examination showed, underneath a normal epidermis, a diffuse, dense dermal inflammatory [...]