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Tumid lupus erythematosus and systemic lupus erythematosus: a rare coexistence


A patient diagnosed with tumid lupus erythematosus (TLE) was subsequently found to have systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) after presenting to a tertiary care medical centre with shortness of breath and oedema. In this commentary, we discuss this patient’s presentation and the association between TLE and SLE.

  • dermatology
  • rheumatology
  • connective tissue disease
  • systemic lupus erythematosus

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