Bullous Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in a Child Responding to Dapsone
Article first published online: 20 MAY 2014
© 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Volume 31, Issue 4, pages e104–e106, July/August 2014
How to Cite
Liu, K.-L., Shen, J.-L., Yang, C.-S. and Chen, Y.-J. (2014), Bullous Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in a Child Responding to Dapsone. Pediatric Dermatology, 31: e104–e106. doi: 10.1111/pde.12340
- Issue published online: 14 JUL 2014
- Article first published online: 20 MAY 2014
Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus is a subepidermal blistering disorder that primarily affects young women and only rarely occurs in children. We report a case of bullous systemic lupus erythematosus refractory to corticosteroid therapy in a 12-year-old boy who was successfully treated with oral dapsone.