Livedoid vasculitis and central nervous system involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus.

@article{Yasue1986LivedoidVA,
  title={Livedoid vasculitis and central nervous system involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Tatsuhiro Yasue},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  year={1986},
  volume={122 1},
  pages={66-70}
}
Of 66 patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), 11 (16.7%) had livedoid vasculitis. The sites of predilection included the elbows, knees, fingers, soles, and back, which are not those of common livedoid vasculitis. Livedoid vasculitis developed in ten (90.9%) of the 11 patients with SLE who eventually developed central nervous system (CNS) lupus. In contrast, such preceding livedoid vasculitis occurred in only three (11.5%) of the 26 patients with severe nephrotic lupus nephritis… CONTINUE READING

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