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Which Specialist Should I Consult For Lupus Erythematosus-lichen Planus Overlap Syndrome?

My wife was diagnosed with lichen planus some 7 years ago with white patches in her mouth. Treatment by a Dermatologists helps stabilise the condition in the first 2 years with re-occurrence now and then. Into its fourth year, it had spread to her genital area and on long term medication since then. Recently, about 2 months back, she had pain and swelling on her right knee. Blood tests ordered thru a Rhematologists revealed lupus erythematosus-lichen planus poverlap syndrome. Should she continue to be treated by the Rhematologist or best to be seen by her Dermatologist ?
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
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Hello,

I recommend your wife should continue to be treated by the Rheumatologist and also be seen by her Dermatologist too.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Gjustina Loloci, Allergist and Immunologist
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Which Specialist Should I Consult For Lupus Erythematosus-lichen Planus Overlap Syndrome?

Hello, I recommend your wife should continue to be treated by the Rheumatologist and also be seen by her Dermatologist too. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr Gjustina Loloci, Allergist and Immunologist