Jump to content



Recommended Posts

  • Root Admin

Lupus and its variants can mimic rosacea. One rosacean reported that an initial diagnosis of rosacea turned out to be Discoid Lupus. Lupus can also be a co-existing condition

Check out this Mayo Clinic Image of Lupus and how it looks like rosacea.

Other Lupus Images by DermIS

Some of the types of Lupus to consider in a differential diagnosis:

Lupus chronic

Lupus Erythematosus, Acute

Lupus SLE

Lupus Subacute

Lupus Subcutaneous

Lupus vulgaris

Lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei [1]

Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus SCLE

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

End Notes

[1] Dermatology. 2003;206(2):120-3.
Lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei: a distinctive rosacea-like syndrome and not a granulomatous form of rosacea.
van de Scheur MR, van der Waal RI, Starink TM.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Create New...

Important Information

Terms of Use