Lupus external symptoms can affect most body parts. Indeed, the skin is the most vulnerable body part that is affected by lupus related symptoms. These skin symptoms may appear as rash and lesions. In general, the skin rashes manifest themselves on the cheek and across the patient’s nose as slight blushes and several distinct reddish dots which are referred to as molar rashes.  The skin rashes usually mark the start of the benign stage of the systemic lupus erythematosus.

One of the features of skin rashes is the appearance of thick patches on the skin that are usually red. These patches are the distinct feature of another type of lupus called discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE). In this type of lupus only the skin is involved and some of the external symptoms can include a change of skin color or pigmentation and rashes at various parts of the body including the limbs, the stomach, and the shoulders.

These external symptoms may…