Key clinical point: This marks the first validated classification criteria for discoid lupus erythematosus.
Major finding: A score of 5 or greater yields a classification as discoid lupus erythematosus with 84.1% sensitivity and 75.9% specificity.
Study details: A prospective cohort study of 215 patients evaluated at nine clinical sites.
Disclosures: The researchers reported having no financial disclosures.
Elman S et al. AAD 20, late-breaking abstract.