Exogenous factors in cutaneous lupus erythematosus

Akiva Trattner*

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Exogenous factors implicated in or suspected of precipitating cutaneous lupus erythematosus are reviewed. Environmental risk factors (including infectious disease, dietary data, ultraviolet light, medications, pesticides and heavy metals) that are potentially related to the development of lupus erythematosus are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257-261
Number of pages5
JournalExogenous Dermatology
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2004


  • Cutaneous lupus erythematosus
  • Environmental risk factors
  • Exogenous factors


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