discoid lupus erythematosus

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Related to discoid lupus erythematosus: lichen planus, systemic lupus erythematosus
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Noun1.discoid lupus erythematosus - a chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40; characterized by an eruption of red lesions over the cheeks and bridge of the nose
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
lupus - any of several forms of ulcerative skin disease
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sup][2] Three independent skin disease appeared on the same patient, we suspected that may be cutaneous tuberculosis of the left helix inspired the incidence of tuberculosis rashes on both thighs, and abnormal immune environment caused by cutaneous tuberculosis and tuberculosis rash led to the occurrence of discoid lupus erythematosus.
Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE): Especially German Shepherd Dogs but also Collies and Shetland Sheepdogs.
Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) is characterized by well-defined, scaly, patchy lesions (primarily on the head, neck, and other areas that are exposed to the sun) of variable sizes that tend to heal with atrophy, scarring, and pigmentary skin changes.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Chronic Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (CCLE) / Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (DLE).
Collie nose is usually classified as a type of discoid lupus erythematosus (see below) but is sometimes considered a separate illness.
12) There are 3 variations of CCLE: discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE), LE profundus, and chilblain LE (TABLE 1).
Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE), also called cutaneous lupus, involves the development of lesions on the face or other sun-exposed areas.
Report of an association between discoid lupus erythematosus and smoking.
Discoid lupus erythematosus was diagnosed on the basis of a positive skin biopsy and a serum ANF of 1:20.