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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lupus Erythematosus

Lupus erythematosus (LE) is a multisystem autoimmune connective tissue disease that can have protean effects on the skin.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lupus Erythematosus

…ed thin plaques on the malar cheeks with fine desquamation with or without erosions, edema, and poikiloderma (acute systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE). Scaly papules and plaques associated with patulous follicles that heal predominantly with…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus

…ed thin plaques on the malar cheeks with fine desquamation with or without erosions, edema, and poikiloderma (acute systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE). Scaly papules and plaques associated with patulous follicles that heal predominantly with…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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…

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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…

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Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…nces of a disease that banishes patients to the night. Check appropriate patients with chronic photosensitivity for systemic lupus erythematosus and porphyria cutanea tarda, with an ANA, Ro, La, and urine porphyrins. Chronic actinic dermatitis may…

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