chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus

Cicatricial Alopecias: Practical Pearls for Challenging Diagnoses
cicatricial alopecias
by Nishad Sathe, MD on
At ODAC 2023, we had the opportunity to learn about cicatricial alopecias from renowned dermatologist and hair expert Dr. Amy McMichael, Professor of Dermatology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. First, we considered a framework to check for cicatricial alopecias. This is particularly important because if we can identify cicatricial alopecia, we can make sure we are treating the rig …
Severe Ulcerative Perniosis Treated With Botulinum Toxin
Botulinum Toxin
Perniosis (also known as pernio or chilblains), is a condition characterized by the development of pruritic, painful erythrocyanotic skin lesions induced by exposure to cold temperatures.² When perniosis occurs in conjunction with clinical or laboratory features of systemic lupus erythematosus, the condition is further classified as chilblain lupus erythematosus (CHLE). CHLE is a rare condition w …