discoid lupus erythematosus

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Synonyms for discoid lupus erythematosus

a chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40

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There are various forms of Lupus but Discoid Lupus affects only the skin and causes rashes on the face neck and scalp.
Congenital complete atrioventricular block may be due to mothers' collagen vascular disease such as systemic lupus erythematosis, discoid lupus, Sjogren syndrome, etc.
Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE), also called cutaneous lupus, involves the development of lesions on the face or other sun-exposed areas.
While complement deficiencies are less common in discoid lupus (DLE), C1 inhibitor, C1q, C2, and partial C4b deficiencies have been observed.
Discoid lupus erythematosus was diagnosed on the basis of a positive skin biopsy and a serum ANF of 1:20.
18) Ten of the 22 patients with a positive test for ANA had clinical features of other autoimmune disorders: nondestructive polyarthritis, cutaneous lesions consistent with discoid lupus, and autoimmune thyroiditis associated with type I diabetes mellitus.
Coexistence of osteopoikilosis and discoid lupus erythematosus: a case report.
Lupus UK is the national registered charity supporting people with systemic and discoid lupus, and assisting those approaching diagnosis.
Discoid lupus was diagnosed on a clinical basis with the suspected local lesions usually in the face, scalp, ears, or neck confirmed on biopsy.
com/research/qkc45g/chronic_cutaneous) has announced the addition of Global Markets Direct's new report "Chronic Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (CCLE) / Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (DLE) - Pipeline Review, H2 2012" to their offering.
R333 Update Rigel announced that R333, which was being evaluated as a potential therapeutic for active skin lesions in patients with discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE), did not meet the primary endpoint in a recently completed Phase 2 clinical study.
Lupus UK is a national charity caring for those with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and Discoid Lupus Erythematosus(DLE).