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lupus erythematosus profundus

 

Definition: a subcutaneous panniculitis with marked lymphocyte infiltration of fat lobules giving rise to deep-seated, firm, rubbery nodules that sometimes become ulcerated, usually of the face; may occur in systemic and localized lupus erythematosus.

Synonym(s): lupus profundus

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