alexa Cutaneous lupus erythematosus: a review.
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Author(s): Patel P, Werth V

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Abstract This article will review and update information about the pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of cutaneous lupus erythematosus. Lupus erythematosus (LE) can present as a skin eruption, with or without systemic disease. Cutaneous LE is subdivided into chronic cutaneous LE, subacute cutaneous LE and acute LE. The prevalence of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is 17-48/100,000 population worldwide. Skin disease is one of the most frequent clinical complaints of patients suffering from SLE. It has been found to occur in up to 70\% of patients during the course of the disease. The most frequent mucocutaneous manifestations of SLE are malar rash (40\%), alopecia (24\%), and oral ulcers (19\%). It has been suggested that risk factors that are more likely to signal transition of cutaneous into systemic LE are high ANA titers (> 1:320) and the presence of arthralgias. CLE patients who exhibit these symptoms should be monitored closely, since they may be at increased risk to develop SLE.
This article was published in Dermatol Clin and referenced in Dermatology Case Reports

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