An experience of using methylprednisolone aceponate in the therapy of lupus erythematosus tumidus

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Lupus erythematosus tumidus is a rare skin form of lupus erythematosus. About 250 cases of lupus erythematosus tumidus have been described in the world by now. A specific clinical sign of this dermatosis is the appearance of annular or arcuate urticaria-like rash. As a rule, the appearance of the rash is preceded by ultraviolet irradiation. The administration of glucocorticosteroid drugs of local action belonging to classes of potent and very potent steroids is the first-line therapy for lupus erythematosus tumidus. The authors describe a case of the successful treatment of lupus erythematosus tumidus with methylprednisolone aceponate (Advantan ointment) in a female patient aged 56.

L. P. Kotrekhova

State budget institution of higher education “North-Western State Medical University named after I.I. Mechnikov” under the Ministry of Public Health of the Russian Federation

Author for correspondence.
Email: zurupalubov@inbox.ru

Russian Federation

A. A. Vashkevich

State budget institution of higher education “North-Western State Medical University named after I.I. Mechnikov” under the Ministry of Public Health of the Russian Federation

Email: zurupalubov@inbox.ru

Russian Federation

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