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.
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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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Causes of Lupus erythematosus tumidus
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