Saturday, January 01, 2011
Chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus (LE) has several
morphologic patterns. Subacute cutaneous LE (SCLE) presents with
erythematous, annular, or papulosquamous lesions, which tend to
heal without scarring. Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) causes
lesions with significant hyper- and hypopigmentation and follicular
plugging, and causes significant scarring.