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Where can you find pictures of lupus skin rashes?

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Pictures of lupus skin rashes are available for viewing online at WebMD and the Dermnet Skin Disease Atlas. The Hardin Library for the Health Sciences at the University of Iowa also offers multiple photos of skin rashes related to lupus.

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Where can you find pictures of lupus skin rashes?
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Photos available from Dermnet cover four different types of lupus: lupus acute, lupus chronic cutaneous, lupus neonatal and lupus subacute. Photos show rashes on different parts of the body, such as the hands, cheeks, nose, scalp, arm, chest, ear and inside the mouth.

Lupus photos accessible from the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences feature the ear, cheek, arm, fingers and hip. The photos are available through the University of Iowa's Dermatology Department. Additional photos are accessed through links provided by the library to websites of the New Zealand Dermatological Society, the University of Padova in Italy, the National Library of Medicine, eMedicineHealth and the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology.

WebMD features a picture of a butterfly rash caused by lupus, along with other skin conditions such as discoloration at the base of the nails, hair loss and the numbing of the fingers due to Raynaud's phenomenon. It also hosts a picture of the circular rash caused by systemic lupus erythematosus.

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