lupus erythematosus profundus

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lupus erythematosus profundus lupus erythematosus pro·fun·dus (prō-fŭn'dəs)
n.
A chronic cutaneous form of lupus erythematosus giving rise to deep-seated, firm, rubbery nodules that sometimes become ulcerated, usually on the face.

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