"The so-called "butterfly"
rash of lupus is typical. It is erythematous, and
extends in butterfly fashion over both sides of
the face. It is not seen so often nowadays, since
physicians are quick to prescripe systemic
steroids. The rash is made worse by exposure to
1999 KUMC Pathology and the University of Kansas,
used with permission; courtesy of Dr. James
Fishback, Department of Pathology, University of
Kansas Medical Center.
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