Plaquenil for subacute cutaneous lupus

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    Plaquenil for subacute cutaneous lupus


    According to my rheumatologist, plaquenil is good at clearing up skin involvement. I have ring shaped and oval shaped lesions that have healed but you can still see them if i remove my makeup. I am dying to talk to someone who has Cutaneous lupus. I did not know that cutaneous can turn into discoid lesions. My only symptoms are that my hands turn dark red from the flurouscent lights at work and the sun, I lose hair, and the 4-6 wk flare up on my face which left a quarter shape on my chin, cheeks and corner of cheeks. I haven't gotten any outbreaks on my body except a skin rash (very small). My knuckles, fingers, and once my complete hand turned dark red and then purple. Hey Angelina, UCTD stands for "undifferentiated connective tissue disease," which means I have some sort of autoimmune connective tissue disease (like, lupus, RA, polymyositis, scleroderma are all named, differentiated connective tissue diseases) but it doesn't fit the definition of any of the named diseases. i asked my doctor if he ever heard of this and he said yes. A few months into taking plaquenil, I'm barely getting any more skin lesions. I was diagnosed with Subacute cutaneous and have read that I can get discoid lesions from cutaneous. I have ring shaped and oval shaped lesions that have healed but you can still see them if i remove my makeup. I am dying to talk to someone who has Cutaneous lupus.

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    My 12 year old daughter has been diagnosed with subacute cutaneous lupus. When her hair started falling out last September, it finally scared me into putting her on Plaquenil a few weeks later. Eventually, she ended up losing over 2/3 of her hair before the Plaquenil kicked in at the end of January. Cutaneous lupus erythematosus CLE is the second most common presenting symptom of autoimmune lupus erythematosus LE. Lesions precede the onset of systemic symptoms in 25 percent of patients, many of whom present to dermatologists for their initial evaluation.1 Prompt diagnosis of CLE requires a thorough understanding of the cutaneous manifestations and clinical spectrum of lupus. Discoid lupus erythematosus and subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus For use if response to local therapy is inadequate or impractical due to widespread skin lesions Clarke 2019; Kuhn 2017 Oral 200 to 400 mg daily as a single daily dose or in 2 divided doses. Note Due to the risk of retinal toxicity.

    OR does it just help with Systemic Lupus - the organs? My dermatologist said it will probably happen again. My hands turn dark red and my palms and then it goes away. emedicine.medscape.com/article/1065657-overview It looks like staying out of the heat and sun (including florescent and halogen lights) might benefit you. This happens daily from anywhere from 5 minutes to 20 minutes or so. Does anyone else have this and does anyone else have cutaneous lupus and does plaquenil get the "wild fire' eruptions on the face to stop or slow down??? Best of luck, I take plaquenil for my UCTD, which manifested as muscle pain and skin lesions on my torso and legs. I was diagnosed with Subacute cutaneous and have read that I can get discoid lesions from cutaneous.

    Plaquenil for subacute cutaneous lupus

    Plaquenil for treating Subacute Cutaneous Lupus., Treatment of Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus

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  6. B. Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus. As with SLE, Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus SCLE occurs primarily in young to middle aged women. SCLE is highly photosensitive, with 70-90% of patients meeting the ACR definition of abnormal photosensitivity. There are two morphologic variants of SCLE annular and papulosquamous.

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    The lesions usually do not itch or scar, but they can become discolored. Subacute cutaneous lesions are also photosensitive so preventive measures should be taken when spending time outdoors or under fluorescent lights. Systemic treatments for mild to moderate disease. Corticosteroids — short term; Antimalarials; Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus occurs in genetically predisposed individuals, most often in patients with the anti-Ro SS-A autoantibody, a positive antinuclear antibody ANA reaction and human leukocyte antigens B8, DR3, DRw52 and DQ1. There are 3 main types 1 Acute cutaneous lupus “acute skin lupus”; 2 Subacute cutaneous lupussubacute lupus”; and 3 Chronic cutaneous lupus “discoid lupus”. All patients with skin lupus need to be monitored for disease inside of the body, which can affect the joints, kidneys, lungs, and other organs.

     
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    Plaqunil rash - From what I understand it is very rare for someone to have an allergic reaction to the Plaquenil and when they do that isn't how it shows up. Hopefull it's not the Plaquenil because this drug is really a very good drug for Lupus. I went through some paperwork I had about Plaquenil and am pasting it here for you to read.

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