Definition of Lupus erythematosus

1. Noun. A chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints).

Exact synonyms: Le
Generic synonyms: Autoimmune Disease, Autoimmune Disorder, Lupus

Medical Definition of Lupus erythematosus

1. Skin disease in which there are red scaly patches, especially over the nose and cheeks. May be a symptom of systemic lupus erythematosus. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lupus Erythematosus

lupulinic acid
lupus-like syndrome
lupus anticoagulant
lupus anticoagulants
lupus band test
lupus coagulation inhibitor
lupus erythematodes
lupus erythematosus (current term)
lupus erythematosus cell
lupus erythematosus cell test
lupus erythematosus profundus
lupus erythematosus test
lupus glomerulonephritis-pathology
lupus livido
lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei
lupus mutilans
lupus nephritis
lupus papillomatosus
lupus pernio
lupus profundus
lupus sebaceus

Literary usage of Lupus erythematosus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1908)
"to throw much doubt on any relationship whatever between lupus erythematosus and tuberculosis. It is perhaps unwise to draw the conclusion that there is ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"... many of which showed a central umbilication; there was no fever nor were there any subjective symptoms. A New Method of Treating lupus erythematosus. ..."

3. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen (1885)
"These two affections are distinguished as lupus erythematosus and Lupus Vulgaris. When the term lupus is used alone it is applied only to the latter disease ..."

4. A Treatise on diseases of the skin for advanced students and practitioners by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1916)
"The *-ray has a value in tats cases also. lupus erythematosus .Synonyms. ... -lupus erythematosus is a chronic, mildly or moderately inflammatory, ..."

5. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1895)
"to be a certain number of cases in which the clinical features of lupus vulgaris resemble most closely those of lupus erythematosus. ..."

6. Diseases of the Skin by Richard Lightburn Sutton (1919)
"lupus erythematosus. Synonyms. ... Clinically, lupus erythematosus may be circumscribed (discoid) or disseminated (lupus ..."

7. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1922)
"IS lupus erythematosus DISCOIDES CHRON- ICUS DUE TO TUBERCULOSIS?* WILLIAM H. GOECKERMAN The question of the relationship of lupus erythematosus to ..."

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