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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In terms of a differential diagnosis, a skin biopsy was performed with polymorphic light eruption, cutaneous sarcoidosis, cutaneous lupus erythematosus, discoid lupus erythematosus, lupus tumidus, and lymphocytoma cutis preliminary diagnoses.
Lacarrubba et al.1 and Ross et al.2 initially described dermoscopic findings related to various scalp abnormalities such as androgenetic alopecia, alopecia areata, discoid lupus erythematosus, lichen planopilaris, psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis.
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Jolly, "Discoid lupus erythematosus after tattoo: Koebner phenomenon," Arthritis & Rheumatism, vol.
Sepp, "Smoking is highly associated with discoid lupus erythematosus and lupus erythematosus tumidus: analysis of 405 patients," Lupus, vol.
The diagnosis of disseminated discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) was confirmed by histological and direct immunofluorescence examination.
ASF-1096 is a product candidate in phase II that is being investigated as a treatment for discoid lupus erythematosus, a severe, chronic, inflammatory and disfiguring skin disease that affects about 3 out of 10,000 in the general population.
Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) may or may not coexist, with DLE occurring in 20% of SLE patients [1] and 17% progressing to SLE [2].
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.
Discoid lupus erythematosus, including HLE, is a chronic, relapsing condition that may result in significant scarring.
[ClickPress, Thu Aug 01 2013] Global Markets Direct's, 'Chronic Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (CCLE) / Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (DLE) - Pipeline Review, H1 2013', provides an overview of the indication's therapeutic pipeline.