Explore the latest in connective tissue disease of the skin, including advances in understanding its diagnosis and management.
This histologic analysis of cutaneous manifestations of dermatomyositis examines whether skin eruptions can be histopathologically classified into myositis-specific autoantibodies-associated groups.
A man presents with dysphagia, arthritis, joint contractures, waxy, skin-colored papules, but normal levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone. What is your diagnosis?
This case report describes the use of oral tofacitinib to treat erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp.
This study investigates the use of systemic treatment for clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis using natural language queries and ICD codes for amyopathic and hypomyopathic dermatomyositis.
This case series evaluates the clinical response to the Janus kinase inhibitor baricitinib in 3 individuals with familial chilblain lupus and assesses the effect of cold on fibroblasts.
This case report describes a patient with pansclerotic morphea treated with tocilizumab.
This cohort study evaluates outcomes of rituximab treatment in patients with different clinical subtypes of cutaneous lupus erythematosus and associated systemic disease.
This cohort study examines myositis-specific autoantibodies observed during hydroxychloroquine therapy in patients with dermatomyositis to determine whether certain subsets of patients are more likely to experience a skin eruption.
A 40-year-old woman presented with an 8-year history of a growing erythematous plaque on the left lower eyelid; physical examination revealed a single plaque involving the left lower eyelid, including its border, and eyelashes were absent. What is your diagnosis?
This cross-sectional study examines the prevalence and risk factors of having coexisting autoimmune conditions in patients with cutaneous lupus erythematosus.
This case report describes the use of bosentan for treatment of cutaneous ulcers in a patient with anti-MDA5 dermatomyositis.
This cohort study examines factors associated with clinical remission of skin disease in dermatomyositis.
This observational cohort study investigates the association between treatment of psychiatric disorders and skin-restricted lupus remission in a patient cohort over 2.5 years.
This case report describes a patient who developed postirradiation lichen sclerosus et atrophicus.
This review of medical records evaluates the characteristics and treatments of antimalarial-refractory cutaneous lupus erythematosus.
A 30-year-old woman had widespread, erythematous, purpuric macules and papules on the abdomen and extremities. A skin punch biopsy showed extravasated erythrocytes, a neutrophilic infiltrate, fibrinoid necrosis, and broken-down neutrophils releasing nuclear debris. What would you do next?
A black woman in her 50s presented with nontender mildly pruritic verrucous nodules in several areas of a polychromatic tattoo on her lower leg and foot. What is your diagnosis?
A young woman with a history of systemic lupus erythematosus was readmitted with fever and a generalized eruption; 6 days prior she had been hospitalized for a photo-induced flare of acute cutaneous lupus erythematosus; at readmission, she had a worsening, tender rash with several blisters across her right arm. What is your diagnosis?
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