lupus hypertrophicus

[hī′pər-trŏfĭ-kəs]

n.

A form of lupus vulgaris in which the tubercles are grouped into prominent hypertrophic nodules with deep-seated scarring, usually on the chin.lupus tumidus

Nearby words

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


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