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discoid lupus erythematosus in Medicine

discoid lupus erythematosus

(ĕr′ə-thē′mə-tōsəs, -thĕm′ə-)
n.
  1. Lupus erythematosus in which only cutaneous lesions are present, usually on the face, occurring as atrophic plaques with erythema, hyperkeratosis, follicular plugging, and telangiectasia.
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