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Disease Lupus Erythematosus, Discoid

Name Lupus Erythematosus, Discoid
Synonyms Discoid Lupus Erythematosus | Lupus Erythematosus, Chronic Cutaneous | Lupus Erythematosus, Cutaneous, Chronic
Definition A chronic form of cutaneous lupus erythematosus (LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS, CUTANEOUS) in which the skin lesions mimic those of the systemic form but in which systemic signs are rare. It is characterized by the presence of discoid skin plaques showing varying degrees of edema, erythema, scaliness, follicular plugging, and skin atrophy. Lesions are surrounded by an elevated erythematous border. The condition typically involves the face and scalp, but widespread dissemination may occur.
Categories Connective tissue disease | Skin disease
MeSH® ID D008179

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