Digital gangrene: A rare skin symptom in systemic lupus erythematosus

E. Vocks, M. Welcker, J. Ring

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Abstract

A case of digital gangrene in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus without secondary antiphospholipid syndrome is reported. The acute onset of the necrotizing acrovasculitis occurred without a history of Raynaud's phenomenon. Preceding symptoms of the systemic lupus erythematosus were arthritis, photosensitivity, alopecia and anorexia. Despite the seriousness of the acute episode the patient achieved an excellent outcome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)419-421
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
Volume14
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 2000

Keywords

  • Digital gangrene
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Vasculitis

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