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How is discoid lupus different from normal lupus?
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Lupus
Discoid lupus erythematosus (dle) is a chronic skin condition of sores with inflammation and scarring favoring the face, ears, and scalp and at times on other body areas.
These lesions develop as a red, inflamed patch with a scaling and crusty appearance. The center areas may appear lighter in color with a rim darker than the normal skin. Discoid lupus can be divided into localized or generalized.

In brief: Lupus
Discoid lupus erythematosus (dle) is a chronic skin condition of sores with inflammation and scarring favoring the face, ears, and scalp and at times on other body areas.
These lesions develop as a red, inflamed patch with a scaling and crusty appearance. The center areas may appear lighter in color with a rim darker than the normal skin. Discoid lupus can be divided into localized or generalized.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
In brief: Skin only
Not all lupus patients have skin involvement , but skin lupus has only a small percentage of systemic or non skin symptoms.

In brief: Skin only
Not all lupus patients have skin involvement , but skin lupus has only a small percentage of systemic or non skin symptoms.
Dr. Morris Westfried
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