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 & gluteal area. He had no history of LE 8z other systemic disease.
Histologically; deep dermis & subcutaneous layer had dense patch lymphocytic infiltration and homogenized hyaline fat necrosis. Direct immunofluorescence studies showed IgM and C3 deposit on the vessel wall. We treated him with chloroquine and corticosteroid.