Periorbital edema as initial manifestation of chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus

  • Samar Erras
  • Laila Benjilali
  • Lamiaa Essaadouni

Abstract

Periorbital edema occurs frequently in dermatomyositis, but it has rarely been noted in systemic systemic lupus erythematosus. We describe a patient who developed bilateral periorbital edema and erythema as the sole manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus.

Pan African Medical Journal 2012; 12:57

Author Biographies

Samar Erras
Department Internal medicine, Mohamed VI Teaching Hospitals, Marrakech, Morocco
Laila Benjilali
Department Internal medicine, Mohamed VI Teaching Hospitals, Marrakech, Morocco
Lamiaa Essaadouni
Department Internal medicine, Mohamed VI Teaching Hospitals, Marrakech, Morocco
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eISSN: 1937-8688