Aside from the well-known butterfly rash that affects the face, some lupus patients may also have other skins rashes. Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus is a lupus-associated skin condition which develops on areas of the skin which have been exposed to sunlight. Calcinosis can leave white spots on the skin and livedo reticularis is due to the blood flowing through the capillaries abnormally resulting in purple blotches.
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