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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

…onsidered 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 occur at any age, even in newborns (neonatal lupus erythematosus)….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Foliaceus, Pemphigus Erythematosus

…onsidered 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 occur at any age, even in newborns (neonatal lupus erythematosus)….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus

…onsidered 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 occur at any age, even in newborns (neonatal lupus erythematosus)….

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Lupus: Key Points

…ent with lupus should be aimed at understanding which form of lupus the patient has; the specific diagnosis should inform appropriate treatment. Since the faces of patients with the classic facial eruption of systemic lupus erythematosus usually clea…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…y 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 inflammatory condition of the distal skin which occurs in cold, damp environm…

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Lupus: Clinical Cases

…linical evaluation, medication refill, screening for systemic lupus erythematosus, and ophthalmology exam Case 3 Female newborn infant born at 37 weeks gestational age Presents with neonatal-onset annular violaceous scaly plaques on the face, scalp,…

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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: References

…(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: clinical character, investigation, and outcome, Ped Derm, 28:115-121….

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Lupus: Treatment

…: Photoprotection is critical for all patients with cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE). Inflammation should be targeted via topical, intralesional, or systemic immunosuppression, or a combination therapeutic approach. Treatment requires monitoring a…

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 be…

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