Trichoscopy of Late DLE

Late DLE: Features

 

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Discoid lupus (DLE) is an autoimmune condition affecting the scalp and skin. It can cause permanent hair loss in affected individuals. About 5% develop systemic lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune condition with the potential to affect many organs of the body. Late scalp lesions of DLE show hyperpigmentation, white structureless areas and telangiectatic vessels,


Dr. Jeff Donovan is a Canadian and US board certified dermatologist specializing exclusively in hair loss. To schedule a consultation, please call the Whistler office at 604.283.1887



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