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What do the initials SCLE mean?


masso 25 Aug 2022

Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus.

"Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE) is one type of cutaneous lupus. Cutaneous is a term for skin. Cutaneous lupus includes the types of lupus that affect your skin. People with SCLE develop skin rashes or lesions (sores). “Subacute” refers to the depth of inflammation seen with a skin biopsy."

Source: Cleveland Clinic

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