Clin Dermatol 2016 Mar-Apr;34(2):214-41. Epub 2015 Nov 22.
Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. Electronic address:
There exist a wide variety of multisystem diseases that can affect both the eyes and skin. The skin and eyes may be the initial sites affected, leading to a new diagnosis of a systemic illness, or severe skin and eye involvement can drive treatment for patients with multisystem disease. It is important for physicians to be aware of how to recognize and diagnose these conditions, to evaluate patients for extent of disease, and to initiate appropriate therapies to combat these potentially severe diseases. Read More