Follicular impetigo as presenting sign of systemic lupus erythematosus

T. Lazzari, A. Parodi, A. Rebora

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Abstract

A patient with an unusual form of follicular impetigo, who later developed classical systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is described. When she had pyoderma, direct immunofluorescence and serology already suggested a connective tissue disease. Pyoderma could have been the presenting manifestation of SLE.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-234
Number of pages2
JournalDermatology
Volume182
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1991

Keywords

  • Impetigo
  • Pyoderma
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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