Nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus and acute lupus nephritis

Monica Sanchez-Ross, Renée Snyder, María I. Colome-Grimmer, Mark Blumberg, Yve Huttenbach, Sharon Raimer

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Abstract

Nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy is a recently recognized skin disorder similar in appearance to scleromyxedema but without the systemic involvement. We describe a 14-year-old girl with new-onset systemic lupus erythematosus and acute lupus nephritis who developed on the lower extremities confluent hyperpigmented, woody, indurated plaques that contained groups of coalescing erythematous papules. Nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy was diagnosed histologically. Possible etiologies are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPediatric Dermatology
Volume24
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2007

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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