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what is the description, conditions, symtoms, risk factors & treatments assocated with discoid lupus?

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Dr. Morton Levitt
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Discoid Lupus (DLE): DLE is a chronic cutaneous autoimmune skin disorder characterized by DLE cerythematous-to-violaceous, scaly plaques with prominent follicular plugging that often results in scarring and atrophy (see the images below). DLE may occur in the absence of systemic disease, or it may occur in association with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Read this:emedicine.medscape.com/article/1065529-overview
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