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Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus

Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus: Introduction

Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus: A blistering disease that can develop in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The process is mediated by autoantibodies. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus is available below.

Symptoms of Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus

  • BSLE is characterized by the rapid development of a widespread vesiculobullous eruption . Blisters range from large, tense bullae (resembling bullous pemphigoid) to small, grouped vesicles (resembling dermatitis herpetiformis). They often arise on erythematous skin and may be preceded by urticarial papules and plaques. An annular or figurate configuration is occasionally observed. Bullae contain clear or hemorrhagic fluid. Rupture results in erosions and crusts, which typically heal with postinflammatory hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation.
  • Pruritis
  • Painful mucosal lesions
  • Fever; weight loss; fatigue; photosensitivity; arthralgias; arthritis; and manifestations of renal, pulmonary, cardiac, and/or central nervous system disease
  • Skin blisters
  • more symptoms...»

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Definitions of Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus as a "rare disease".
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More information about Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus

  1. Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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