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Linear Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus in the Lines of Blaschko


Jee-Ho Choi M.D. Department of Dermatology, Asan Medical Center, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, 388-1, Poongnap-Dong, Songpa-Gu, Seoul, 138-736, Korea, or e-mail:


The lines of Blaschko describe distribution patterns which may represent embryologic developmental pathways. This distribution may occasionally be followed by some congenital and acquired skin disorders. We describe a child with linear cutaneous lupus erythematosus (LCLE) following Blaschko lines on the face.