CLASSIFICATION OF LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS
All varieties of lupus erythematosus appear to fall into four clinical groups:
Circumscribed or discoid form, chronic, occurring chiefly on the head and face, especially on the nose, cheeks and lobes of the ears.
Diffuse or disseminated, of which there are three varieties.
Disseminated but not acute.
Disseminated, acute, developing from chronic discoid form.
Acute from the beginning, rapidly becoming disseminated and running an acute course throughout.
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