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December 1999

Annular Plaque on the Face

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Copyright 1999 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.1999

Arch Dermatol. 1999;135(12):1543-1548. doi:10-1001/pubs.Arch Dermatol.-ISSN-0003-987x-135-12-dof9025

A 19-year-old Israeli man of Iranian origin presented with a 2-month history of a slowly enlarging lesion on his left cheek. His medical history was unremarkable. Examination revealed a single, round, 1.5-cm-diameter plaque with a depressed brownish center and an erythematous elevated border (Figure 1). The results of routine blood tests and urinalysis were within normal limits. A biopsy specimen was obtained (Figure 2).

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