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In addition to cutaneous lymphomas, a diagnosis can also be confused with polymorphic light eruption, cutaneous sarcoidosis, cutaneous lupus erythematosus, discoid lupus erythematosus, and lupus tumidus (7).
Lacarrubba et al.1 and Ross et al.2 initially described dermoscopic findings related to various scalp abnormalities such as androgenetic alopecia, alopecia areata, discoid lupus erythematosus, lichen planopilaris, psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis.
Jolly, "Discoid lupus erythematosus after tattoo: Koebner phenomenon," Arthritis & Rheumatism, vol.
The shapes of the menisci were determined as crescentic (semilunar), sickle shaped, C shaped, U shaped, V shaped, incomplete discoid or complete discoid as follows (Figure 2) (3,8,9).
1-5% of patients with discoid lupus may develop systemic LE and 25% of patients with SLE may develop typical chronic discoid lesions at some time during their illness.
Such evidence includes strong PPD reactivity and response of lesions to antituberculosis medications.[sup][2] Three independent skin disease appeared on the same patient, we suspected that may be cutaneous tuberculosis of the left helix inspired the incidence of tuberculosis rashes on both thighs, and abnormal immune environment caused by cutaneous tuberculosis and tuberculosis rash led to the occurrence of discoid lupus erythematosus.
[6] The reported incidence of discoid meniscus ranges from 0.4% to 17% for the lateral and 0.06% to 0.3% for the medial side.
A previous exploratory study by the research group had shown that 60% of the 20 patients with subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus and discoid lupus erythematosus studied had at least one psychiatric disorder.
This family is characterized by specimens with shells made up of endogenous material, with discoid or hemispherical shape and centered pseudostoma (Souza, 2008).
"It's staggering the amount of African American women who are deficient in vitamin D, [and] there is some soft evidence that perhaps vitamin D deficiency may be a culprit in some of the clinical signs of discoid lupus erythematosus, [so] check the vitamin D and zinc levels." After a diagnosis, it is important to quickly begin rigorous treatment of the alopecia.
Discoid meniscus is the most common aberration, but other meniscus malformations are rare [1].