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Leonine facies in an old man
Department of Skin and VD, MGIMS, Sevagram, Maharashtra
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Dongre A, Gondse S, Kar S. Leonine facies in an old man. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2010;76:213-214
A 68-year-old male farmer presented with multiple asymptomatic lesions over the face since childhood. These lesions gradually increased in size and number over a period of six decades to attend present size and shape. There was no history of bleeding from the lesions. On further probing, he mentioned similar kind of lesions involving face of his younger brother.
Examination revealed multiple, firm, skin colored, and few hyperpigmentd papules and nodules over the forehead, glabella, and nose alongwith obliteration of nasolabial fold [Figure - 1].
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