Erythema elevatum diutinum
Dapsone is the first line of treatment for erythema elevatum diutinum. 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.
Last updated: 4/13/2010
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- 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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