Dr. Victoria Werth provides an overview of lupus skin disease which affects approximately two-thirds of people with lupus.
Ask the Expert - Photosensitivity in Cutaneous Lupus
Photosensitivity describes the experience of having an unusual reaction to sunlight. For those with lupus who are photosensitive, exposure to the sun may cause skin rashes or other abnormal symptoms more often. In this month’s Ask the Expert presentation, Dr. Victoria Werth explores photosensitivity and its implications in those with Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus.
Dr. Werth answered 15 questions about photosensitivty in cutaneous lupus. Read them now!
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Presenter: Victoria P. Werth, MD (download PDF presentation)
Dr. Diane Kamen of the Medical University of South Carolina provides an overview of how lupus can affect the body's organs.