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A 48-year-old female asked:

What is the difference between discoid lupus and discoid ecxema?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Distinct illnesses: Discoid lupus is a chronic, tough-to-manage illness that will require protection from light and some tricky medication decisions. Discoid / nummumlar eczema is usually trivial and easily managed with some topical creams. I'm hoping it's the latter. Best wishes.
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