Lupus erythematosus tumidus.

  title={Lupus erythematosus tumidus.},
  author={Charoen Choonhakarn and Aram Poonsriaram and Jaruwan Chaivoramukul},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  volume={43 11},
BACKGROUND Lupus erythematosus tumidus (LET) is a rare form of chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus that characteristically presents as a succulent, erythematous plaques on sun-exposed areas. The histopathological change that primarily distinguishes LET from other variants of cutaneous lupus erythematosus is the lack of alterations of the dermo-epidermal junction and epidermis. Our purpose was to describe 15 cases of LET from Thailand. METHODS The records of 15 patients diagnosed with LET at… CONTINUE READING