February 2001

Chilblain Lupus Erythematosus Hutchinson: Successful Treatment With Mycophenolate Mofetil

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Arch Dermatol. 2001;137(2):235-236. doi:

Chilblain lupus erythematosus (CHLE) is a rare, acrolocalized lupus erythematosus (LE) subset characterized by erythematous skin lesions resembling frostbite. In contrast to other LE subsets, CHLE is refractory to conventional therapies.13 Here we present the first case of CHLE that responded to mycophenolate mofetil.

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