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An approach to cutaneous lupus erythematosus

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a multisystem disease with a variety of cutaneous manifestations. The presence of skin disease may be the only clinical feature of underlying lupus but can also represent the first sign of ‘systemic’ disease. This article discusses the diverse skin manifestations of SLE and provides an overview of the available management strategies.
Dermatology in practice 2005; 13(3): 6–8
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