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Lupus Erythematosus, Cutaneous

A form of lupus erythematosus in which the skin may be the only organ involved or in which skin involvement precedes the spread into other body systems. It has been classified into three forms - acute (= LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS, SYSTEMIC with skin lesions), subacute, and chronic (= LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS, DISCOID).

Year introduced: 1987

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Tree Number(s): C17.300.475, C17.800.480

MeSH Unique ID: D008178

Entry Terms:

  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Subacute Cutaneous
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Cutaneous, Subacute

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