A 50-year-old male asked about a 78-year-old male:
Without ana test or skin biopsy for dle in ears with urine and complete blood being normal, could sle be found at this point without ana and biopsy?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
No: If someone told me about discoid lupus confined to the ears, I would wonder whether this isn't really seborrheic dermatitis. Systemic lupus is diagnosed on clinical criteria. What you have shared doesn't even approach what you need. I hope this helps.
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