Discoid lupus erythematosus in acro-orificial vitiligo

Yogesh Devaraj, Belagola Dasegowda Sathyanarayana, Mukunda Ranga Swaroop, Sowmya Shree H., Mithila Ravindranath, Avik Ghosh


Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) is an autoimmune disease characterized by atrophic and discoid plaques over sun-exposed areas of skin and is the most common form of chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus. Vitiligo is also an autoimmune disease known to be associated with other autoimmune conditions. However coexistence of DLE and vitiligo has been reported uncommonly. We report a case of a 60-year-old lady who developed DLE lesions over pre-existing vitiligo lesions.


Discoid lupus erythematosus, Vitiligo, Autoimmune, Co-existence

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