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Lupus erythematosus tumidus

Lupus erythematosus tumidus: Introduction

Lupus erythematosus tumidus: Lupus erythematosus tumidus (LET) is a rare form of chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus that characteristically presents as a succulent, erythematous plaques on sun-exposed areas. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Lupus erythematosus tumidus is available below.

Symptoms of Lupus erythematosus tumidus

  • It is characterized clinically by erythematous, succulent, edematous, nonscarring plaques in sun-exposed areas
  • Subtype of discoid lupus erythematosus characterized by purplish elevated tumour-like lesions often occurring on the face. The tissues are swollen, warm and tense with a reddish, mottled surface due to scarring.
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Treatments for Lupus erythematosus tumidus

  • Sun protective measures
  • Cessation of smoking
  • Cortisone ointment, applied to the skin in the involved areas, will often improve the lesions and slow down their progression or Intralesional injection of cortisone
  • Topical calcineurin inhibitors
  • Topical retinoids
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  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
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  7. Types
 

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