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January 1988

Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Arising From Discoid Lupus Erythematosus

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Dermatology (Drs Farber and Koh), Medicine (Dr Koh), and Public Health (Dr Koh), Boston University School of Medicine.

Arch Dermatol. 1988;124(1):114-116. doi:10.1001/archderm.1988.01670010078025

• While the association of discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) and subsequent squamous cell carcinoma is well known, there are no reports in the English-language literature concerning the association of DLE and soft-tissue sarcoma. We describe a patient with DLE and malignant fibrous histiocytoma.

(Arch Dermatol 1988;124:114-116)

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