Ulceration in Rheumatic Disease
An ulcer is a secondary skin lesion in which there is loss of the integrity of the skin. Ulcers result from the evolution of a primary skin disease process (primary skin lesion). In this chapter we discuss the definition, causes, differential diagnosis, and biopsy of ulcers in the setting of rheumatologic disease.
KeywordsSystemic Lupus Erythematosus Pyoderma Gangrenosum Aphthous Ulcer Aphthous Stomatitis Psoriatic Plaque
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