Monday, March 28, 2016

Refresher I

I got a request for a few more basic cases. I'll see what I can do.


Challenge: In a patient with Raynaud phenomenon, thromboembolic disease, and renal insufficiency, what does the rash above signify?

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2 comments:

RaH said...

SLE, systemic Lupus erythematodes would be a good fit. increased thromboembolic risk, lupus nephritis, raynaud, and the facial erythema..

Craig Chen said...

exactly!
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Refresher I

This is lupus erythematosus; note the malar erythema and subtle edema.

Source: UpToDate.