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Synonyms for discoid

having a flat circular shape

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The LM, on the other hand, was most commonly C-shaped (61%), followed by crescentic (19%), incomplete discoid (18.6%) and complete discoid (1.4%) (Table 4).
When the meniscus covers the tibial plateau circularly, the meniscus is said to be discoid type.
Multi-million album selling British soul and RnB singer-songwriter Seal, best known for his Grammy Award-winning 1996 hit Kiss from a Rose, has scars on his face as a result of a type of lupus called discoid lupus erythematosus, which specifically affects the skin above the neck.
ASF-1096 is a product candidate in phase II that is being investigated as a treatment for discoid lupus erythematosus, a severe, chronic, inflammatory and disfiguring skin disease that affects about 3 out of 10,000 in the general population.
- Chronic Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (CCLE) / Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (DLE) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014
Some lupus conditions, such as widespread cutaneous lupus and discoid lupus erythematosus, affect the skin but not internal organs.
Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) may or may not coexist, with DLE occurring in 20% of SLE patients [1] and 17% progressing to SLE [2].
As a cutaneous variant of lupus erythematosus, discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) is thought to have a good prognosis; however, the involvement of internal organs with a transition to systemic disease may occur.
Lupus erythematosus can be subdivided into 3 major clinical variants: chronic discoid (DLE), which is limited to the skin; a subacute form in which skin lesions accompany mild systemic symptoms; and the systemic (acute) form.
However, we did not observe significant differences (P > 0.05) among seasons in relation to other galling insect adults as follow: discoid gall-inducing Hymenoptera (not identified), spherical gall-inducing Eulophidae (Hymenoptera), and vein gall-inducing Bruchophagus sp.
Besides PEO, DCS has also been observed in angio-immunoblastic lymphoma, (2) cutaneous Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia, (3) acanthosis nigricans, (1,4) erysipelas, discoid lupus and acute contact dermatitis.