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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

…nous lesions (subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus), nonscaling plaques (tumid lupus erythematosus), subcutaneous nodules (lupus profundus), and blisters (bullous lupus erythematosus). Lupus dermatitis and lupus panniculitis may be considered to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus

…nous lesions (subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus), nonscaling plaques (tumid lupus erythematosus), subcutaneous nodules (lupus profundus), and blisters (bullous lupus erythematosus). Lupus dermatitis and lupus panniculitis may be considered to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Key Points

…eous 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

…tients with sarcoidosis; pernio and chilblains refer to the idiopathic cold-induced skin lesions described herein. Chilblain lupus erythematosus is a rare subtype of systemic lupus which presents with distal digital lesions similar (or in some cases…

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Lupus: Treatment

…longed or excessive usage can worsen the disfigurement in CLE. Intralesional steroids may be associated with exacerbation of lupus profundus lesions and should be used with caution. Antimalarials may be associated with both reversible and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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:…

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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