Hypocomplementemic urticarial vasculitis: a rare presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus.

@article{Aydoan2006HypocomplementemicUV,
  title={Hypocomplementemic urticarial vasculitis: a rare presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Kenan Aydoğan and Serap Koran Karadogan and Şaduman Balaban Adim and Sukran Tunali},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={45 9},
  pages={1057-61}
}
BACKGROUND Urticarial vasculitis is a small-vessel vasculitis, presenting clinically as persistent urticarial skin lesions and microscopically as leucocytoclastic vasculitis. Hypocomplementemic urticarial vasculitis syndrome (HUVS) is a distinct type of urticarial vasculitis with multiorgan involvement, whose etiology and link with other diseases are still unknown. Some authors have suggested that HUVS can be accompanied by systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and others believe that it is a… CONTINUE READING