Toxic epidermal necrolysis-like subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus

Emma Ryan, Gillian Marshman, David Astill

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    Abstract

    Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN)-like presentations have been described in non-drug-induced settings. We describe a case of subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE) in a 53-year old woman, which evolved into a TEN-like presentation over the course of 4 weeks. The patient responded rapidly to treatment with intravenous methylprednisolone. This article draws attention to features that may be used to differentiate classical TEN from TEN-like SCLE.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)303-306
    Number of pages4
    JournalAustralasian Journal of Dermatology
    Volume53
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2012

    Keywords

    • subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus
    • toxic epidermal necrolysis

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