A case of multiple dermatofibromas in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus

Yong Ju Kim, Jeong Eun Kim, Ae Ree Kim, Sang Wook Son, Hae Jun Song, Chil Hwan Oh

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Abstract

Dermatofibroma is a common fibrohistiocytic tumor of the skin. It generally occurs as a solitary lesion. However, some cases of multiple dermatofibromas in immune-compromised patients or patients with abnormal immune status have been reported, hence this phenomenon has been thought to be associated with altered immunity. We present a case of multiple dermatofibromas which developed in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus, plus a review of the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)502-504
Number of pages3
JournalKorean Journal of Dermatology
Volume44
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Apr

Keywords

  • Multiple dermatofibromas
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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