Keimyung Medical Journal, Vol.7(2) : 375-378, 1988
We report a case of lupus erythematosus profundus in a 16-year old male. He had multiple pea-nut to bean sized subcutaneous nodules with dark brownish colored overlying skin was present on the upper arm, trunk & other systemic disease. Histologically, deep dermis & subcutaneous layer had dense patch lymphocytic infiltration and homogenized hyaline fat necrosis. Direct immunofluorescene studies showed IgM and C₃ deposit on the vessel wall. We treated him with chloroquine and corticosteroid.