Lupus: Open Access

Lupus: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2684-1630

AlSaif F

AlSaif F
King Khalid University Hospital, College of Medicine,
Saudi Arabia

  • Short Communication
    Discoid Lupus Erythematosus in Saudi Arabia: A literature review
    Author(s): AlSaif FAlSaif F

    Background: Discoid lupus erythematous (DLE) is the most common type of chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus with a small risk of progression to systemic lupus erythematous (SLE).DLE classically presents with erythematous to violaceous, scaly plaques with prominent follicular plugging that often results in scarring and atrophy. Although the diagnosis of classical DLE is generally clinical, histopathological study of skin biopsy is helpful to confirm the diagnosis in early or atypical DLE lesions. Objectives: We aim to analyse the available PubMed database and local journals (Journal of the Saudi Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery) literature on Discoid lupus erythematosus in a Saudi population: Clinical and histopathological study. Methods: We carried out a systemic search using the PubMed database and lo.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2684-1630.16.1.105

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