Discoid lupus erythematosus
|Description||This chapter describes dermoscopyDermoscopy is a non invasive diagnostic method. of discoid lupus erythematosusThis glossary term has not yet been described.|
|Author(s)||Sabine Ludwig · Aimilios Lallas|
|Owner||Aimilios Lallas → send e-mail|
|Status update||July 11, 2017|
|Status by||Ralph P. Braun|
User=vesselsThis glossary term has not yet been described., pigmentation structures and whitish structureless areas prevail. This distinct dermoscopic pattern is useful for discriminating discoid lupus erythematosus from lupus pernio (cutaneous sarcoidosisThis glossary term has not yet been described.) and lupus vulgarisThis glossary term has not yet been described. (cutaneous tuberculosis). The latter diseases lack the predominant follicular abnormalities of discoid lupus erythematosus, and display a characteristic pattern consisting of orange-yellowish areas/globules and branching arborizing vesselsanalytic term is branched vessels; Bright red sharply in focus large or thick diameter vessels dividing into smaller vessels; BCC.