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What is discoid lupus erythematosus?

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Discoid lupus erythematosus mainly affects skin that is exposed to sunlight and doesn’t typically affect vital internal organs. Discoid (circular) skin lesions often leave scars after healing of the lesions.

SOURCES: Lupus Foundation of America. The Mayo Clinic. National Library of Medicine.  



Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on October 29, 2017

SOURCES: Lupus Foundation of America. The Mayo Clinic. National Library of Medicine.  



Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on October 29, 2017

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