I have systemic lupus and I was terrified when I was diagnosed, my Gp didn't know too much about lupus and said that I would probably be in a wheelchair and drooling in 5 years. Well I'm still going...
DiscoidLupus Erythematosus (DLE) Problemby
What you describe is likely to be a DiscoidLupus Erythematosus (DLE). Despite...://my-pet-medicine.com/2007/01/24/canine-discoid-lupus-image/
I hope this re-assures you.