A 33-year-old female asked:
Why would a dermatologist assume a malar rash is rosacea and not lupus because it is not a raised rash? i have read lupus can appear as flat lesions?
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Rheumatology 38 years experience
Rosacea vs lupus: Malar rash of lupus is flat or mildly raised.
It spares nasolabial folds.
Difficult cases may need a biopsy and immunoflorescence can clinch the diagnosis
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