Korean J Dermatol.  1994 Feb;32(1):193-197.

Multiple Dermatofibromas in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Abstract

We are reporting a case of multiple dermatofibromas which occuired during the treatment of systemic lupus erythematous with prednisolone for 3 years in a 30-yenr-old woman, All of the 26 lesions were 0.5-2cm sized. and had the same appearanes ad usual dermatofibromas coccurring singly. Histopathologic examination showed typical findings of dermatofibroma which were characterized hy proliferation of fibroblasts intermingled with collagen in irregular arrangement and proliferation of small vessels and endothelial cells.

Keyword

Multiple Dermatofibromas; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

MeSH Terms

Collagen
Endothelial Cells
Female
Fibroblasts
Histiocytoma, Benign Fibrous*
Humans
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic*
Prednisolone
Collagen
Prednisolone
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