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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 116-119

Coexisting orofacial granulomatosis with discoid lupus erythematosus: Report of a rare case


Department of Dermatology, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Preema Sinha
Department of Dermatology, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijdpdd.ijdpdd_37_17

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Orofacial granulomatosis (OFG) comprises a group of diseases characterized by noncaseating granulomatous inflammation affecting the soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. The classic presentation of OFG is a nontender recurrent labial swelling that eventually becomes persistent; however, the clinical presentation can be highly variable, making the diagnosis difficult to establish. Herein, we report the rare case of a 15-year-old patient, suffering from OFG and discoid lupus erythematosus; this coexistence of two such rare entities together hardly finds a mention in the literature.


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