SECTION EDITOR: MARY S. STONE, MD; ASSISTANT SECTION EDITORS: SOON BAHRAMI, MD; CARRIE ANN R. CUSACK, MD; MOLLY A. HINSHAW, MD; ARNI K. KRISTJANSSON, MD; LORI D. PROK, MD
A 47-year-old woman presented to our clinic with a 30-year history of numerous facial lesions. She reported that the lesions were relatively stable in size and asymptomatic until recently. Over the past 3 to 4 years, 3 of these lesions became larger, ulcerated, and tender. Her medical history was unremarkable. Her family history was notable for a daughter who was beginning to develop similar lesions on the face. In addition, the patient was recently reacquainted with her biologic mother, who also has numerous, similar facial lesions.
Hochwalt PC, Swick BL, VanBeek M. Numerous Facial Lesions in a 47-Year-Old Woman—Quiz Case. JAMA Dermatol. 2013;149(2):223. doi:10.1001/archderm.149.2.223-c