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what's the difference between systemic and discoid lupus?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Serious vs, not: Systemic lupus affects multiple organs and is a serious auto-immune disorder. Discoid lupus is mostly limited to sun exposed skin areas. See the sites below for details. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001471/ http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/1065529-overview.
Answered on Jul 24, 2019
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