The Ophthalmology Unit,  Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.

The Ophthalmology Department, Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.



Discoid lupus

Photo by Professor Chua Chung Nen

This young man was referred to the eye clinic for retina screening because he was taking hydroxychloroquine for systemic lupus erythematosus. He had scarrings and hair loss from discoid lupus. The retina examination was normal.


Scarring alopecia from discoid lupus of the scalp.


Discoid lupus involving the nose, forehead and cheeks.

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