Lupus erythematosus tumidus: response to antimalarial treatment in 36 patients with emphasis on smoking.

@article{Kreuter2009LupusET,
  title={Lupus erythematosus tumidus: response to antimalarial treatment in 36 patients with emphasis on smoking.},
  author={Alexander Kreuter and Renata Gaifullina and Christian Tigges and Julia Kirschke and Peter Altmeyer and Thilo Gambichler},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={145 3},
  pages={244-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of antimalarial drug use in patients with lupus erythematosus tumidus. DESIGN Retrospective single-center study. SETTING Dermatologic clinic at a university hospital. PATIENTS Thirty-six patients with multifocal lupus erythematosus tumidus. Intervention Treatment with either chloroquine phosphate or hydroxychloroquine sulfate. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus Disease Area and Severity Index score. RESULTS Treatment with… CONTINUE READING

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