European Journal of Dermatology


Late onset systemic lupus erythematosus with lichen planus-like eruption and cardiac tamponade Volume 10, numéro 8, December 2000

Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Page(s) : 620-2
  • Année de parution : 2000

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) rarely occurs after 60 years of age. Patients with late onset SLE show unusual clinical and laboratory features and should be regarded as a special subgroup with an insidious onset and a benign course compared to the earlier onset group [1-3]. These manifestations often lead to a delay in making a correct diagnosis in elderly patients with late onset SLE. We report an elderly woman with a lichen planus (LP)-like [...]