Clinical presentation of bullous systemic lupus erythematosus in a pediatric patient: a case report
Keywords:Dermatology, Dermatosis, Skin diseases
Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus (BSLE) is a rare blistering eruption that can occur in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Although 59 to 85% of patients will have skin manifestations, less than 5% will develop the bullous disease, which is even rarer (1%) in the pediatric population. We present the case of a 16-year-old female patient in whom a diagnosis of BSLE was made through clinical presentation, histological study by biopsy, and direct immunofluorescence. Due to the low incidence of cases reported in pediatric patients, it is possible that the diagnosis may not be made immediately, which is why we emphasize the importance of obtaining an accurate diagnosis and providing timely treatment.
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