Detection of Ro/SS-A antibodies in lupus erythematosus: what does it mean for the dermatologist?

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BACKGROUND Lupus erythematosus (LE) is a systemic autoimmune disease. However, some patients have only cutaneous LE (CLE), whereas others develop internal organ involvement. Ro/SS-A antibodies are frequently detected in photosensitive variants of LE. OBJECTIVE The prevalence of LE-specific and LE-nonspecific cutaneous manifestations and their relation to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2012.09.024

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@article{Bckle2013DetectionOR, title={Detection of Ro/SS-A antibodies in lupus erythematosus: what does it mean for the dermatologist?}, author={Barbara C. B{\"o}ckle and Gunda Stanarevic and Norbert T. Sepp}, journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology}, year={2013}, volume={68 3}, pages={385-94} }