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Coexistence of extensive calcification and membrano-cystic changes in lupus erythematosus panniculitis associated with systemic lupus erythematosus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17324836     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of lupus erythematosus panniculitis with long-standing systemic lupus erythematosus. The patient developed widespread calcification and membrano-cystic changes in the subcutaneous tissue. There have been no reports of the coexistence of calcification and membrano-cystic changes in the literature. The mechanism for the coexistence of the calcification and membrano-cystic changes might be due to the degenerative changes in fat cells from local circulatory disturbance.
Takane Suda; Hiroyuki Hara; Tomoyoshi Okada; Hiroyuki Suzuki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-02-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of dermatology : EJD     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1167-1122     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Dermatol     Publication Date:    2007 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-02     Completed Date:  2007-05-25     Revised Date:  2008-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9206420     Medline TA:  Eur J Dermatol     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  86-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, Nihon University School of Medicine, 30-1 Oyaguchi-kamimachi, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 173-8610, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Calcinosis / complications*,  pathology
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / complications*
Middle Aged
Panniculitis, Lupus Erythematosus / complications*
Skin Diseases / complications*,  pathology
Comment In:
Eur J Dermatol. 2007 Nov-Dec;17(6):550-1   [PMID:  17951149 ]

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