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Distinctive cutaneous subsets in the spectrum of lupus erythematosus.
The clinical and serologic features of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) vary enormously, and for this reason it has been difficult to develop a unifyi ng concept of this dis­ ease.Expand
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Serologic and HLA associations in subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus, a clinical subset of lupus erythematosus.
We studied the autoimmune serologic features and histocompatibility antigen associations of 27 patients who had a widespread, nonscarring and often photosensitive form of histologically specificExpand
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Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus: a cutaneous marker for a distinct lupus erythematosus subset.
We have characterized the clinical and laboratory features of 27 patients who had in common a recurring, superficial, nonscarring type of cutaneous lupus erythematosus (LE) that occurred in aExpand
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Herpes gestationis: clinical and histologic features of twenty-eight cases.
We have studied 28 patients with well-documented herpes gestationis (HG) to determine the frequency of complications and to review the histopathology, immunopathology, and clinical parameters ofExpand
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High frequency of histocompatibility antigens HLA-DR3 and DR4 in herpes gestations.
Herpes gestationis (HG) is a rare, autoimmune, vesiculobullous disease of pregnancy or the puerperium characterized by the deposition of complement (and occasionally immunoglobulin) within the laminaExpand
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Tolerance or hypersensitivity to 2,4-dinitro-1-fluorobenzene: the role of Langerhans cell density within epidermis.
Epidermal Langerhans cells have been implicated in the process by which animals skin painted with highly reactive haptens, such as DNFB, develop contact hypersensitivity. Compared to normal body wallExpand
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Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus.
Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE) as a distinct subset of lupus erythematosus (LE) was first suggested by Gilliam in 1977. 1 In 1989, Sontheimer summarised the worldwide experience withExpand
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Skin manifestations of SLE.
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Idiopathic atrophie blanche.
Idiopathic atrophie blanche (segmental hyalinizing vasculitis; livedo reticularis with summer ulceration) is a chronic cutaneous disorder of young to middle-aged women that is characterized byExpand
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An appraisal of tests for native DNA antibodies in connective tissue diseases. Clinical usefulness of Crithidia luciliae assay.
Antibody to native DNA was measured by five techniques: the Crithidia luciliae immunofluorescence (CL-IF) test; filter radioimmunoassays using either untreated human KB DNA, endonuclease-treated KBExpand
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