Successful treatment of discoid lupus erythematosus with argon laser.

@article{Kuhn2000SuccessfulTO,
  title={Successful treatment of discoid lupus erythematosus with argon laser.},
  author={Annegret Kuhn and Petra Maria Becker-Wegerich and Thomas Ruzicka and Percy Lehmann},
  journal={Dermatology},
  year={2000},
  volume={201 2},
  pages={175-7}
}
Vascular lesions with telangiectasias on visible areas, such as the face, are common in discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE); however, an efficient management of these skin lesions can sometimes be difficult. Since argon laser light is able to specifically coagulate vascular structures, it has been used in the treatment of various vascular skin malformations. Therefore, we addressed the issue whether argon laser treatment could be a therapeutic alternative for this disease. Here, we report on a… CONTINUE READING

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