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The Cutting Edge: Challenges in Medical and Surgical Therapies |

Successful Treatment of Subacute Lupus Erythematosus With Ustekinumab

Aieska De Souza, MD; Trisha Ali-Shaw, BA; Bruce E. Strober, MD, PhD; Andrew G. Franks, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2011;147(8):896-898. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2011.185.
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Department of Dermatology (Drs De Souza, Strober, and Franks and Ms Ali-Shaw) and Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine (Dr Franks), New York University, New YorkCorrespondence: Aieska De Souza, MD, Department of Dermatology, New York University, 560 First Ave, Room H158, New York, NY 10016 (aieska@yahoo.com).

Accepted for Publication: March 18, 2011.

Author Contributions: All authors had full access to all of the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: De Souza, Strober, and Franks. Acquisition of data: De Souza, Ali-Shaw, Strober, and Franks. Analysis and interpretation of data: De Souza and Franks. Drafting of the manuscript: De Souza, Ali-Shaw, Strober, and Franks. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: De Souza, Ali-Shaw, and Franks. Administrative, technical, and material support: De Souza, Ali-Shaw, Strober, and Franks. Study supervision: De Souza and Franks.

Financial Disclosure: Dr Strober has received consulting fees from Amgen, Abbott, Centocor/J &J, Galderma, Pfizer, and Novartis; has been an advisory board participant for Amgen, Abbott, Centocor/J &J, Galderma, and Leo Pharma; and has received grant support from Abbott and Centocor/J &J.

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Figure. Anterior upper trunk before and after treatment with ustekinumab. A, Pretreatment assessment of patient with subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus: presence of papulosquamous erythematous lesions. B, After treatment: marked resolution of lesions after 19 weeks of ustekinumab treatment.




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