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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…

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Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…nvironments. 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 be…

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Lupus: Clinical Cases

…ith 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 lupus (confirmed by biopsy) Desonide 0.05% o…

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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…

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Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…ients with less than 10% body surface area (see table below). Systemic therapies (see table below) are indicated when one or more of the following are present: Extensive body surface involvement (greater than 10% surface area) Topical treatment-resis…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Treatment

…n and optimizing wound care. Inflammatory control may require systemic immunosuppression and/or the use of multiple therapeutic agents in combination. First steps Systemic corticosteroids are the initial treatment of choice for patients with establis…

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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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