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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

…(“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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Foliaceus, Pemphigus Erythematosus

…(“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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus

…(“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…

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Lupus: Key Points

…ific diagnosis should inform appropriate treatment. Since the faces of patients with the classic facial eruption of systemic lupus erythematosus usually clear with treatment of their systemic disease, only the management of more common forms of…

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Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…t take many months to resolve or fail to resolve should prompt consideration of alternate diagnoses, particularly chilblains lupus erythematosus. Pharmacological interventions are often not required, although there are reports of nifedepine and…

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Lupus: Clinical Cases

…d Ongoing photoprotection emphasized Annual follow-up for clinical evaluation, medication refill, and screening for systemic lupus erythematosus Case 2 20-year-old woman with slightly pruritic annular, violaceous plaques for two months on back,…

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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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Lupus: Treatment

…ivity of cutaneous disease. Patients with cutaneous lupus lesions should undergo diagnostic evaluation for possible systemic lupus erythematosus. All patients with CLE should have laboratory parameters checked for the development of SLE at routine…

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Lupus: References

…timalarial-resistant cutaneous lupus erythematosus, JAAD, Epub ahead of print. Kuhn A, Ruland V, Bonsmann G (2010) Cutaneous lupus erythematosus: Update of therapeutic options (part I and II), JAAD, Epub ahead of print. Lowe G, Henderson CL, Grau…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Alopecias

Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role. Although the scalp is the site most often affected, any region of the skin that…

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