discoid lupus erythematosus
Definition: a form of lupus erythematosus in which cutaneous lesions are present; these commonly appear on the face and are atrophic plaques with erythema, hyperkeratosis, follicular plugging, and telangiectasia; in some instances systemic lupus erythematosis may develop.
Synonym(s): chronic discoid lupus erythematosus
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.