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Research & Reviews  26 results

Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (SCLE)
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1065657-overview

Apr 14th, 2020 - Background Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE) is a nonscarring, non–atrophy-producing, photosensitive dermatosis. SCLE commonly develops in sun-exposed areas, including the upper back, shoulders, extensor arms, neck, and upper torso, wh...

Polymorphous Light Eruption
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1119686-overview

Jan 22nd, 2020 - Background Polymorphous light eruption (PMLE) is an acquired disease and is the most common of the idiopathic photodermatoses. First described by Ebstein in 1942 as prurigo aestivalis. PMLE is characterized by recurrent, abnormal, delayed reaction...

Polymorphous Light Eruption 
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1119686-print

Jan 22nd, 2020 - Background Polymorphous light eruption (PMLE) is an acquired disease and is the most common of the idiopathic photodermatoses. First described by Ebstein in 1942 as prurigo aestivalis. PMLE is characterized by recurrent, abnormal, delayed reaction...

Phototherapy in the Evaluation and Management of Photodermatoses.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.det.2019.08.007
Dermatologic Clinics; Jiang AJ, Lim HW

Nov 23rd, 2019 - Ultraviolet light (UV) and visible light are important components in the diagnosis of photodermatoses, and UV has the unique ability to also be used to manage photodermatoses. Phototesting, provocative light testing, and photopatch testing can pro...

Hydroa Vacciniforme 
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1119445-print

Aug 5th, 2019 - Background Hydroa vacciniforme (HV) is a rare, chronic photodermatosis of unknown origin occurring in childhood that exists within the spectrum of Epstein-Barr virus–related lymphoproliferative disorders. These range from classic HV to fatal lymph...

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News  10 results

Make the diagnosis - January 2018
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/154106/medical-dermatology/make-diagnosis-january-2018
Donna Bilu Martin, MD

Dec 11th, 2017 - Cutaneous lupus erythematosus can be classified into acute, subacute, and chronic lesions. Chronic cutaneous lupus, or discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE), may occur independently of or in combination with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

About Face
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/99558/dermatology/about-face/page/0/3

Jun 1st, 2015 - 4. Erythematous papules, papulovesicles, and plaques appeared on sun-exposed surfaces of the skin.

The springtime eruptions
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/82496/pigmentation-disorders/springtime-eruptions
Lily Talakoub, MD, Naissan S. Wesley, MD

May 20th, 2014 - The spectrum of idiopathic ultraviolet-induced dermatoses includes the most severe variant, polymorphous light eruption (PMLE), in which erythematous papules, papulovesicles, and plaques form from a delayed type IV hypersensitivity reaction to the.

Lifelong Problem Has Caused Embarrassment
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/77892/dermatology/lifelong-problem-has-caused-embarrassment
Joe R. Monroe, MPAS, PA

Sep 26th, 2013 - ANSWER The correct answer is discoid lupus (choice “d”); see discussion for further details. Sarcoidosis (choice “a”) is a worthy item in this differential, since it can be chronic, often affects the face (especially in African-Americans), and fre.

Can You "Spot" the Diagnosis?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/722913

Jun 10th, 2010 - Clinical Presentation History and Physical Examination The patient, a 35-year-old white man, presented with an eruption that dated to his late 20s. The rash consisted of itchy, hyperpigmented macules and papules, most of which measured less than 1...

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Patient Education  3 results see all →