2006
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.142.3.399
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Lupus Erythematosus Profundus Successfully Treated With Dapsone: Review of the Literature

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“…One belief is that local trauma, including that due to biopsy, may precipitate lupus mastitis and that it may herald SLE. [10] However, in our opinion (and as also reported by others) lupus mastitis is an extension of the inflammatory process that involves the overlying skin. If the breasts are involved in the absence of skin involvement, the process may be the result of vasculitis.…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 69%
“…One belief is that local trauma, including that due to biopsy, may precipitate lupus mastitis and that it may herald SLE. [10] However, in our opinion (and as also reported by others) lupus mastitis is an extension of the inflammatory process that involves the overlying skin. If the breasts are involved in the absence of skin involvement, the process may be the result of vasculitis.…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 69%
“…No patient in our study had LEP. However, Ujiie et al [19] reported a case of LEP successfully treated with dapsone and reviewed 10 previously reported Japanese patients with LEP. Disease remission was noted in all patients between 1 and 8 weeks (mean, 4.6 weeks).…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…6 We have also included articles on diseases that occur more commonly in women (eg, erythromelalgia, 7 lupus erythematosus, 8 disseminated granulomas annulare, 9 scleroderma, and Raynaud phenomenon) and X-linked dominant disorders (eg, CHILD [congenital hemidysplasia with ichthyosiform erythroderma] syndrome 10 ). 6 We have also included articles on diseases that occur more commonly in women (eg, erythromelalgia, 7 lupus erythematosus, 8 disseminated granulomas annulare, 9 scleroderma, and Raynaud phenomenon) and X-linked dominant disorders (eg, CHILD [congenital hemidysplasia with ichthyosiform erythroderma] syndrome 10 ).…”
Section: Women and Dermatologic Diseasesmentioning
confidence: 99%