A 21-year-old member asked:
what are the symptoms of discoid lupus?
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Dr. Morris Westfried answered
46 years experience Dermatology
Scarring rash: Lupus affects in the skin in discoid lupus and in some cases of sle. There is redness usually on the cheeks, nose , possibly ears and scalp. It can show broken blood vessels, depressed scars, and a purple border. Topical or injections of steroids are often helpful. In more severe case oral antimalarials are used.
Answered on Mar 20, 2019
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