Discoid lupus erythematosus

What is Discoid lupus erythematosus?

Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) is a chronic photosensitive skin eruption which can be either localised or widespread. It mainly affects areas exposed to sunlight, such as the cheeks, nose, ears, upper back, neck and the backs of hands. It may rarely occur on the palms or soles.

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Hello, I have a spot on my face which is slightly raised, one color pink, regular shape, and occasionally itchy

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Yes, my 30-year-old son told by Dermatologist that the rash on his face is lupus, but not SLE. Improves when he doesn't drink beer and when he...

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No involvement of internal organs in this type of lupus.

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I have these sores on my legs and arms that will not go away. They look like a pimple but are not pimple sometimes the fluid is clear or...

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Hello, I have a spot on my face which is slightly raised, one color pink, regular shape, and occasionally itchy

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Hi, I have these sores on my legs and arms that will not go away. They look like a pimple but are not pimple sometimes the fluid is clear or...

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Yes, my 30-year-old son told by Dermatologist that the rash on his face is lupus , but not SLE. Improves when he doesn't drink beer and when he...

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