Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus and Dermatomyositis: Utilizing Assessment Tools for Treatment Efficacy

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There have been important developments in defining cutaneous lupus erythematosus and dermatomyositis. The skin manifestations of these two diseases have a profound impact on QOL, with both emotional and symptomatic impacts that are important to address. The proliferation of potential therapeutic targets has made it important to make sure that these diseases are defined in a way that they can be included in translational and clinical studies of both localized and systemic forms of the diseases. There are now validated disease tools and QOL studies that are facilitating current and future scientific and therapeutic developments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Investigative Dermatology
StateAccepted/In press - 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Dermatology
  • Cell Biology

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