A 50-year-old male asked about a 29-year-old female:
Malaria as a child now diagnosed discoid lupus erythematosus, rash in ears and behind started 2 weeks steroid cream why are anti-malaria drugs used ?
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Rheumatology 27 years experience
Hydroxychloroquine : There is no association between your past history of malaria and recent diagnosis of discoid lupus. Hydroxychloroquine and similar medication has the additional benefits of being anti-rheumatic medication as well as anti-malarial. Best wishes
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Last updated Mar 16, 2016
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