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Cazenave's disease I

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An autoimmune collagen disease, usually chronic but sometimes acute, which is characterized by erythematous scaling patches of various configurations and sizes of the skin, which cause scarring and atrophy, and by the presence L. E. Cells. Acute disseminated and chronic discoid forms are recognized.


  • P. L. Cazenave:
    Des principales formes du lupus et de son traitement.
    Gazette des hôpitaux, Paris, 1850, 3 sér., 2: 393.
    Gazette des hôpitaux, Paris, 1850, 3 sér., 4: 114.
  • H. C. Leloir:
    Recherches sur l’histologie pathologique et al nature du lupus érythémateux.
    Annales de dermatologie et de syphilographie, Paris, 1890, 1: 708-709.

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