Z Rheumatol 2021 Mar 24;80(2):189-193. Epub 2020 Nov 24.
Klinik für Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, HELIOS St. Elisabeth Klinik Oberhausen, Universität Witten/Herdecke, Josefstr. 3, 46045, Oberhausen, Deutschland.
Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE) is a subtype of cutaneous lupus erythematosus characterized by high photosensitivity, the occurrence of annular or papulosquamous skin lesions located in body regions exposed to UV light, the presence of anti-Ro/SS‑A antibodies, and mild systemic involvement, such as arthralgia and myalgia. Similar to other subtypes of cutaneous lupus erythematosus, certain trigger factors exist for the development of SCLE, such as exposure to UV light, cigarette smoking and drugs. Rheumatic diseases, such as dermatomyositis, have been known as paraneoplastic syndromes for a long time. Read More