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Erythema elevatum diutinum


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Treatment

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How might erythema elevatum diutinum be treated?

Dapsone is the first line of treatment for erythema elevatum diutinum.[1][2] Other treatments which may be used include sulfapyridine, niacinamide, and intermittent plasma exchange (PLEXA). In rare cases, surgical treatment may be used to provide symptomatic relief.[1] 
Last updated: 4/13/2010

References
  1. Hougeir FG, Yiannias JA. Erythema Elevatum Diutinum. eMedicine. 2009; http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1083116-overview. Accessed 4/13/2010.
  2. Wallach D. Erythema elevatum diutinum . Orphanet. 2007; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=90000.


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