SLE Rash Sparing the Sunlight Hidden Area under Saree in an Indian Lupus Patient
Pradeep, S.1 & Ritasman Baisya2*
1DM Resident, Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, NIMS
2Assistant Professor, Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, NIMS
*Correspondence to: Dr. Ritasman Baisya, Assistant Professor Rheumatology, Department of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, NIMS Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences.
Keywords: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE); Acute Cutaneous Lupus (ACLE); Cutaneous Lupus Rash (CLE)
Clinical Image: This middle-aged female presented with recent onset fever, weight loss, inflammatory polyarthritis, non-scarring alopecia, palatal ulcer and rash over face, neck and right upper chest and upper back. On examination, erythematous plaque-like lesions with central blackish pigmentation were noticed behind right and left ear but the rash was extended to the right aspect of lower neck, upper chest and upper back, sparing the adjacent left side.
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