discoid lupus erythematosus


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Related to discoid lupus erythematosus: lichen planus, systemic 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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Association of discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) with human immune deficiency virus (HIV) infection in the same patient is extremely rare.
Determining risk factors for developing systemic lupus erythematosus in patients with discoid lupus erythematosus.
A review of the Chronic Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (CCLE) / Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (DLE) products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources.
Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE), a less severe form of the illness, affects only the face, causing depigmentation of the nose followed by open sores and crusts.
Scarring skin lesions of discoid lupus erythematosus are characterized by high numbers of skin-homing cytotoxic lymphocytes associated with strong expression of the type I interferon-induced protein MxA.
In our patient 2, serologic markers for SLE were initially negative, but she presented 6 months later with discoid lupus erythematosus and a positive ANF result.
Lupus can be categorized into three groups: discoid lupus erythematosus, systemic lupus erythematosus, and drug-induced systemic lupus erythematosus.
Hence, systemic lupus erythematosus, discoid lupus erythematosus, scleroderma/CREST (calcinosis, Raynaud phenomenon, esophageal motility abnormalities, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasia), Raynaud syndrome, SS, MCTD, overlap CTD syndromes, polymyositis, and dermatomyositis were considered disease-positive [11] and all other diagnoses were considered disease-negative.
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.
For example, the histology is identical between discoid lupus erythematosus, whether or not there is SLE.
Discoid lupus erythematosus occurring as an isotopic response.
Immunohistochemical studies on colloid bodies (civatte bodies) in oral lesions of discoid lupus erythematosus.