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Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (DOID:9006779)
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Chilblain lupus +   
Discoid Lupus Erythematosus +   
A chronic form of CUTANEOUS LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS 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.

Exact Synonyms: Lupus Erythematosus, Chronic Cutaneous
Primary IDs: MESH:D008179
Alternate IDs: RDO:0006032
Definition Sources: MESH:D008179

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