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MKSAP Quiz: 4-week history of joint pain, rash

This patient has subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE) and likely has systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). ... About 50% of patients with SCLE also have SLE. These patients more typically have mild systemic symptoms, most commonly arthritis and
May 2021

Facts about hydroxychloroquine and COVID-19

Here's what we know (today, March 28, 2020) about hydroxychloroquine:. • As a drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, hydroxychloroquine works in a complex manner on cells and proteins
July 2021

Doctor, test me for everything

So if I'm going to get lymphoma or lupus or pernicious anemia or myriad other illnesses, there's absolutely no reason for me to do a thing about it until
July 2021

Formidable complexity of making (some) health decisions

There's Lisa, who took a natural approach to treating her lupus that she later abandoned when she decided to get surgery to correct a painful bone spur and ganglion cyst,
July 2021

MKSAP Quiz: 3-month history of fatigue, rash

SCLE occurs in up to 10% of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), usually with some of the less serious SLE manifestations (arthritis, serositis), and is associated with anti-Ro/SSA ... Up to 50% of patients with subacute cutaneous lupus
September 2014

MKSAP Quiz: Decreased exercise tolerance

Pleuritis is an uncommon pulmonary complication of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). ... Generally this will occur in patients with true SLE, as opposed to the cutaneous forms of lupus such as chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus (discoid lupus).
May 2016

Five herbal remedies backed by some evidence

tissue swelling from bone fracture and sprains, complaints after concussion, cough, arthritis, rheumatism, skin ulcers, and lupus.
July 2021

MKSAP Quiz: 3-month history of rash

A. Amyopathic dermatomyositis. B. Polymorphous light eruption. C. Rosacea. D. Systemic lupus erythematosus. ... The patient's findings are not consistent with rosacea. Although this patient has positive antinuclear antibodies, she lacks the associated
March 2016

MKSAP Quiz: Red, scaly skin lesions

Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and hepatitis C virus infection may have musculoskeletal and cutaneous manifestations. ... In addition, patients with SLE may present with many types of cutaneous lesions, including photosensitivity, malar
March 2011

MKSAP Quiz: Mildly pruritic eruption on a woman's right nipple

Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? A. Chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus. ... As they expand, they develop depressed central scars. This patient's lesion is not clinically compatible with chronic cutaneous lupus.
September 2012

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