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A 38-year-old woman presents with numerous cystic nodules on her trunk, buttocks, and upper extremities. What’s the diagnosis?
ORLANDO – “Rituximab is quickly emerging as frontline therapy” for pemphigus.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – The cost of early screening for hydroxychloroquine eye toxicity is likely to be substantial if recent U.K. guidelines are...
ORLANDO – A recent study of patients with cutaneous lupus found that about half of hydroxychloroquine nonresponders did respond to chloroquine.
Indeterminate test results can exclude patients from treatment with immunosuppressives and clinical trials.
Increased risk of cancer in DM, especially within 1-2 years of symptom onset, is the strongest argument for earlier diagnosis.
From the Journals
The results of the retrospective chart review support increased attention to dermatologic complications in cancer.
Long-term success of stem cell transplant in severe scleroderma patients might prompt patient interest, but most won’t be eligible, an expert says...
SANDESTIN, FLA. – Dr. Michelle Petri describes promising drugs under investigation and goals for drug treatment for different patients with SLE....