Lupus Miliaris Disseminatus Faciei Questions & Answers

Updated: Mar 06, 2020
  • Author: Dirk M Elston, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

What is the pathophysiology of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

What causes lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

What is the prevalence of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

What are the racial predilections of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

What are the sexual predilections of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

What is the prognosis of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

What is included in patient education about lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

Which physical findings are characteristic of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Lupus Miliaris Disseminatus Faciei?

Workup

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

Which tests are performed in the workup of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

What is the role of skin biopsy in the workup of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

Treatment

How is lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF) treated?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

What are the possible complications of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

How is lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF) prevented?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF)?

Which medications in the drug class Retinoids are used in the treatment of Lupus Miliaris Disseminatus Faciei?

Which medications in the drug class Tetracyclines are used in the treatment of Lupus Miliaris Disseminatus Faciei?

Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of Lupus Miliaris Disseminatus Faciei?