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discoid

[′dis‚kȯid]
(biology)
Being flat and circular in form.
Any structure shaped like a disc.
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Dermoscopy pattern of cicatricial alopecias resulting from discoid lupus erythematosus and lichen planopilaris.
The incomplete discoid type has a deficiency at the centre and between the horns of the menisci.
The menisci were subgrouped as C shaped, U shaped, V shaped, crescentic and incomplete discoid. Discoid meniscus was classified according to Watanabe et al where if the meniscus occupied more than 80% of the tibial plateau it is considered as complete type and less than 80% but wider than usual is called as incomplete type and as a Wrisberg ligament.
The galls were classified into twelve different shapes, being the discoid, globoid and conical the most frequent.
A discoid lateral meniscus is the most common abnormality of the lateral meniscus.
There are two forms of lupus, systemic lupus, a chronic and currentlyincurable illness of the immune system where the body's defence mechanism begins to attack itself and discoid lupus which is a condition of the skin alone and in a very few patients can develop into systemic lupus.
- Discoid lupus erythematosus is a chronic skin disorder.
Common types of eczema, such as atopic and discoid can affect the top of the feet, the sole and around the toes and ankles.
"Other skin changes include a widespread measles-like rash, patches of discoid lupus (inflamed sores) or small areas of bleeding into the skin.
Kelly has a diagnosis of discoid lupus, which causes her skin to be hypersensitive to sunlight, the suit states.