lupus erythematosus profundus


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Related to lupus erythematosus profundus: Cutaneous lupus erythematosus

lu·pus er·y·the·ma·to·sus pro·fun·dus

a subcutaneous panniculitis with marked lymphocyte infiltration of fat lobules giving rise to deep-seated, firm, rubbery nodules that sometimes become ulcerated, usually of the face; may occur in systemic and localized lupus erythematosus.
Synonym(s): lupus profundus

lu·pus er·y·the·ma·to·sus pro·fun·dus

(lū'pŭs ĕr-i'thĕ-mă-tō'sŭs prō-fŭn'dŭs)
A subcutaneous panniculitis with deep-seated, firm, rubbery nodules, usually of the face; may occur in systemic and localized lupus erythematosus.
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