discoid lupus erythematosus

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discoid lupus erythematosus discoid lupus er·y·the·ma·to·sus (ěr'ə-thē'mə-tō'səs, -thěm'ə-)
n.
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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discoid lupus erythematosus

noun
a chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40; characterized by an eruption of red lesions over the cheeks and bridge of the nose 
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