Lupus

What is lupus?

Lupus is an autoimmune disease. This means that your immune system attacks healthy cells and tissues by mistake. This can damage many parts of the body, including the joints, skin, kidneys, heart, lungs, blood vessels, and brain.

There are several kinds of lupus:

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  1. Lupus (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is lupus? Lupus is an autoimmune disease. This means that your immune system attacks healthy cells and tissues by mistake. ...
  2. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease. In this disease, the immune system of the body mistakenly attacks ... have only skin symptoms. This is called discoid lupus.
  3. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic disease that causes inflammation in connective tissues, such as cartilage and the ... show signs and symptoms of the condition. Disseminated lupus erythematosus LE syndrome Libman-Sacks disease Lupus SLE ...
  4. Lupus nephritis, which is a kidney disorder, is a complication of systemic lupus erythematosus . ... Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE, or lupus) is an autoimmune disease . This means there is a problem with the body's ...
  5. Drug-induced lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disorder that is triggered by a reaction to a medicine. ... Drug-induced lupus erythematosus is similar but not identical to systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). It is an autoimmune disorder. This means ...
  6. ... organizations are good resources for information on systemic lupus erythematosus : US National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus -- medlineplus. ...
  7. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Lupus) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    Lupus/Start Here ... Lupus ... National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases ... Lupus is a disease where the body's defense system attacks healthy ...
  8. Lupus and Kidney Disease (Lupus Nephritis) (National Kidney Foundation)  
    Lupus/Related Issues ... Lupus ... National Kidney Foundation
  9. Lupus Foundation of America (Lupus Foundation of America)  
    Skip to main content Close Understanding Lupus Next Living with Lupus Next Advancing Research Next Get Involved Next About Us Next Get Local Get Answers News Search Recursos en ...
  10. Does Lupus Occur in Men? (Lupus Foundation of America)  
    Lupus/Men ... Lupus ... Lupus Foundation of America ... Lupus can develop in anyone, male or female. Get information about the symptoms of lupus in men, and read common ...
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