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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

…y 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Foliaceus, Pemphigus Erythematosus

…y 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…

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Lupus

…y 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…

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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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Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…therapy in the treatment of pustular and erythrodermic psoriasis, but is best used in combination with phototherapy or other systemic agents when treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. Acitretin should not be used in females of childbearing…

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Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…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 inflammatory…

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Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…udes the conditions previously labeled photosensitive eczema, actinic reticuloid, and persistent light reaction. Porphyrias, lupus erythematosus and other photosensitive connective tissue disorders, and pellagrous dermatitis must be ruled out in all…

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Lupus: Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases Case 1 31-year-old woman with recurrent lesions on cheeks and scalp Negative workup for systemic lupus erythematosus (recent) Lesions are itchy, exacerbated by sun exposure No current treatment Initial evaluation Diagnosis: Discoid…

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Acne Vulgaris: Treatment

…ns, involvement of the trunk or any scarring resulting from acne. Maintenance therapy: topical retinoid +/- benzoyl peroxide Severe acne (severe disease, presence of nodules, involvement of the trunk, or any evidence of scarring) First-line therapy:…

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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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