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Are discoid lupus and sle different?

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Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Discoid lupus is confined to the skin while systemic lupus can affect literally any organ of the body including the skin.

In brief: Yes

Discoid lupus is confined to the skin while systemic lupus can affect literally any organ of the body including the skin.
Dr. Andras Perl
Dr. Andras Perl
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Lupus

Discoid lupus is a type of lupus limited to the oral mucosa and the skin.
Sle is the wider disease affecting multiple organ systems.

In brief: Lupus

Discoid lupus is a type of lupus limited to the oral mucosa and the skin.
Sle is the wider disease affecting multiple organ systems.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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