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. This can ... vessels, and brain. There are several kinds of lupus Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is the most common ...
  2. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic disease that causes inflammation in connective tissues, such as cartilage and the lining of blood vessels, which ...
  3. 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.
  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. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Lupus) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    Lupus/Start Here ... Lupus ... , Health Topic ... National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases ... From the National Institutes of Health
  6. Lupus and Kidney Disease (Lupus Nephritis) (National Kidney Foundation)  
    Lupus/Related Issues ... Lupus ... National Kidney Foundation ... What is lupus nephritis? There are two types of lupus. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is the form ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. ... organizations are good resources for information on systemic lupus erythematosus : US National Library of Medicine, Genetics Home Reference -- medlineplus.gov/genetics/condition/systemic-lupus-erythematosus/ Lupus Foundation of America -- www.lupus.org ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. Lupus Nephritis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    Kidney Diseases/Specifics ... Kidney Diseases ... Lupus/Related Issues ... Lupus ... National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases ... From the National Institutes ...
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