discoid lupus erythematosus

discoid lupus erythematosus
a chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40; characterized by an eruption of red lesions over the cheeks and bridge of the nose
Syn: ↑DLE
Hypernyms: ↑lupus, ↑autoimmune disease, ↑autoimmune disorder

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