Acute Systemic Lupus

Picture of Acute Systemic Lupus

Acute systemic lupus erythematosus. Bright red, sharply defined erythema with slight edema and minimal scaling in a “butterfly pattern” on the face. This is the typical “malar rash.” Note also that the patient is female and young.

Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology

Klaus Wolff, Richard Allen Johnson, Dick Suurmond

Copyright 2005, 2001, 1997, 1993 by The McGraw-Hill Companies . All Rights reserved.

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Sources: Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology

Klaus Wolff, Richard Allen Johnson, Dick Suurmond

Copyright 2005, 2001, 1997, 1993 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights reserved.

 

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