Results for: Lupus-erythematosus

What is the difference between lupus erythematosus and Cutaneous lupus?

SLE, or Systemic Lupus Erythematosus can affect any organ system in the body. Cutaneous Lupus affects only the skin. For more details, visit the Lupus Foundation of America's (MORE)
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What is the mechanism of systemic lupus erythematosus?

The cause of lupus is not fully understood. In order to develop lupus, a person has to be genetically predisposed and then something has to trigger that gene expression. There (MORE)
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What is lupus-?

Lupus is a disease that causes the body's immune system to attack  the healthy cells within the body.
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What body system does lupus erythematosus affect?

Lupus can affect virtually every body system. For some people, there is no organ involvement. 50% of people with lupus will have kidney disease. Lupus frequently affects the h (MORE)