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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lupus Erythematosus

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An inflammatory process that expresses itself in the skin in protean ways that are variations on a basic pathologic theme, and includes evanescent patches on the face (“butterfly blush”), scaly papules and plaques that resolve with atrophy and hyperpigmentation (classic discoid lupus erythematosus), arcuate, annular, and serpiginous lesions (subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus), nonscaling plaques (tumid lupus erythematosus), subcutaneous nodules (lupus profundus), and blisters (bullous lupus erythematosus).

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lupus Erythematosus

…ythematosus). Lupus dermatitis and lupus panniculitis may be considered to be analogues of lupus nephritis, lupus arthritis, lupus carditis, lupus serositis, and lupus encephalitis, all of which are manifestations of a systemic disease that can…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus

…ythematosus). Lupus dermatitis and lupus panniculitis may be considered to be analogues of lupus nephritis, lupus arthritis, lupus carditis, lupus serositis, and lupus encephalitis, all of which are manifestations of a systemic disease that can…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Key Points

…f cutaneous lupus will be discussed here. The four forms of cutaneous lupus discussed are: discoid lupus, subacute cutaneous lupus, lupus profundus, and bullous lupus. Subcutaneous lupus may be drug-induced in etiology. Introduction Clinically, the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…ts. Cases which persist or occur in association with systemic symptoms may be an indication of a multisystem disease such as chilblain lupus erythematosus, a rare variant of systemic lupus Introduction Chilblains, also termed pernio, is a benign…

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Lupus: Treatment

…ted with exacerbation of disease and should be undertaken with caution. When to refer to a dermatologist If the diagnosis of lupus is not clear If the form of cutaneous lupus cannot be distinguished For patients who fail topical steroids, especially…

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Lupus: Clinical Cases

…lar, violaceous plaques for two months on back, chest, abdomen, and arms No current medications Negative workup for systemic lupus erythematosus (recent) Initial evaluation Diagnosis: Subacute cutaneous lupus (confirmed by skin biopsy) Fluocinonide…

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Lupus: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Discoid lupus erythematosus Subacute lupus erythematosus Systemic lupus erythematosus Neonatal lupus erythematosus Lupus profundus Differential diagnosis Rosacea, face Tinea faciei Psoriasis Dermatomyositis

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Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…o is a specific morphologic pattern of sarcoidosis worth special mention; common in African American patients, patients with lupus pernio have violaceous scaly plaques and nodules of the nose or central cheeks. Patients with lupus pernio are more…

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Lupus: References

…print. Lowe G, Henderson CL, Grau RH, Hansen CB, Sontheimer RD (2009) A systematic review of drug-induced subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus, BJD, 164:465-472. Wisuthsarewong W, Soongswang J, Chantorn R (2011) Neonatal lupus erythematosus:…

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Pernio/Chilblains: Treatment

…uld prompt consideration of thrombotic disorders including cryoglobulinemia or anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome. Pitfalls Chilblain lupus erythematosus may present with lesions identical to idiopathic chilblain (pernio). Patients with lesions…

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