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What are the symptoms of discoid lupus? 
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: See below
It is a chronic skin disorder with scarring, atrophy and photo-sensitive rash.
See the site below for more info. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1065529-overview.

In brief: See below
It is a chronic skin disorder with scarring, atrophy and photo-sensitive rash.
See the site below for more info. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1065529-overview.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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