lupus erythematosus profundus

[ prō-fŭndəs ]


A chronic cutaneous form of lupus erythematosus giving rise to deep-seated, firm, rubbery nodules that sometimes become ulcerated, usually on the face.

Nearby words

  1. lupus,
  2. lupus band test,
  3. lupus erythematosus,
  4. lupus erythematosus cell,
  5. lupus erythematosus cell test,
  6. lupus hypertrophicus,
  7. lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei,
  8. lupus nephritis,
  9. lupus pernio,
  10. lupus tumidus

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