Atrophic facial plaques and palatal erosions

Clinical description

A black woman, aged 31 years, developed multiple asymptomatic plaques on the central face over the course of one year. There was no improvement with application of vitamin E or cocoa butter. Although the patient had a history of smoking six to 10 cigarettes per day, she was presently abstaining because she was pregnant.

Exam revealed a 1.2-cm ...