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Lupus Erythematosus Panniculitis in Children: Report of Three Cases and Review of Previously Reported Cases.
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PMID:  22066977     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
  Lupus erythematosus panniculitis (LEP) is a rare finding in children, with only 12 fully reported prior cases in the English literature. We describe three cases of LEP in children younger than 18 and compare them to previous cases reported in the literature. We examine laboratory tests performed, biopsy results, age at onset and diagnosis, presence or absence of systemic symptoms, and outcomes after treatment. It is unknown what the risk is of these patients developing future systemic lupus erythematosus. We also discuss the relevance of subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma, because the clinical and pathologic pictures are similar in presentation.
Authors:
Joshua S Weingartner; Daniel C Zedek; Craig N Burkhart; Dean S Morrell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1525-1470     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Department of Dermatology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
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