RHEUMATIC DISEASES AND THE SKIN
THE DERMATOLOGIST has always had a central role in the diagnosis of patients with rheumatologic disorders. Our goal in this issue of Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery is to create a concise reference text on the rheumatologic diseases and the skin.
The dermatologist has always had a central role in the diagnosis of patients with rheumatologic disorders.
This article reviews the clinically relevant antinuclear antibodies and their disease associations.
The following is a review of LE-nonspecific and LE-specific skin disorders. Space limitations prevented the inclusion of a comprehensive list of relevant references.
This article discusses the classification, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, treatment, and prognosis of the scleroderma.
Dermatomyositis is a disease that has a characteristic skin eruption that may occur with or without a proximal myopathy.