Posts Tagged ‘discoid lupus erythematosus’

Colouring the Skin (For Professionals)

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

Colouring the Skin (For Professionals) “Leukoderma encompasses a variety of conditions that arise from perturbations of melanocyte function or disappearance of melanocytes. Although leukoderma does not cause physical disabilities, the psychosocial embarrassement it presents can be tremendous, especially if it is present on exposed parts of the body, such as the face, neck or limbs. […]

Lupus Erythematosus

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

What are the types of lupus erythematosus ? There are three types: Systemic (or acute) lupus erythematosus: important involvement of the internal organs with or without skin manifestations. Subacute lupus erythematosus: moderate internal involvement with cutaneous manifestations. Discoid (or chronic) lupus erythematosus: skin involvement only. How does lupus erythematosus appear on the skin? Generally speaking, […]

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