discoid lupus erythematosus

Definitions of discoid lupus erythematosus
  1. noun
    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
    synonyms: DLE
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    type of:
    autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder
    any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
    lupus
    any of several forms of ulcerative skin disease
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