Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (SCLE) Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Apr 14, 2020
  • Author: Elizabeth Brezinski Wallace, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE) include the following:

  • Dermatomyositis

  • Erythema annulare centrifugum

  • Lichen planus

  • Mycosis fungoides

  • Nummular eczema

  • Pityriasis rubra pilaris

  • Polymorphous light eruption (PMLE)

  • Plaque psoriasis

  • Sarcoidosis

  • Seborrheic dermatitis

  • Tinea corporis

Differential Diagnoses