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Chilblain Lupus Erythematosus Hutchinson: Successful Treatment With Mycophenolate Mofetil

Ingrid Boehm, MD; Thomas Bieber, MD, PhD
Arch Dermatol. 2001;137(2):235-236. doi:.
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Chilblain lupus erythematosus (CHLE) is a rare, acrolocalized lupus erythematosus (LE) subset characterized by erythematous skin lesions resembling frostbite. In contrast to other LE subsets, CHLE is refractory to conventional therapies.13 Here we present the first case of CHLE that responded to mycophenolate mofetil.

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Chilblain lupus erythematosus on the fingers of a 75-year-old woman.

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Improvement of chilblain lupus erythematosus after 14 weeks of mycophenolate mofetil treatment.

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