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Could You Have Lupus of the Skin?

Discoid lupus erythematosus is a form of lupus that mainly affects the skin. Learn about treatment options for this autoimmune skin condition.

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Could You Have Lupus of the Skin?

Discoid lupus erythematosus is a form of lupus that mainly affects the skin. Learn about treatment options for this autoimmune skin condition.

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Lupus - discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) | Better Health Channel

Discoid Lupus: What you need to know. Discoid lupus is confined to the skin and occurs mostly often above the neck. Learn more about this type of lupus...

SLE patients with discoid lupus erythematosus at risk for other clinical manifestations

This will explain... Lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune photosensitive dermatosis that can be localized or systemic, often with significant overlap. 1. Localized cutaneous (discoid) lupus erythematosus (DLE) (Fig. 19), usually localized to the head or neck, is characterized by atrophic, scarring plaques on sun-exposed areas. 2. Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE) (Fig. 20) is characterized by annular pink to red plaques in a sun-exposed, shawl-like distribution on the chest…

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus - American Osteopathic College of Dermatology (AOCD)

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Discoid lupus erythematosus lesion of the face

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