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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
A deeply scarring, atrophic rash occasionally found in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, caused by inflammation of subcutaneous fatty tissue.Synonym: lupus panniculitis
See also: lupus