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systemic erythematous lupus

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: It is an autoimmune disease in which your body produces antibodies against your own body cells leading to organ damages if left untreated. It is not ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Each person differen: t one time it is said there are 1400 different types of lupus. It can be skin, blood vessel inflammation, mucus membranes, brain, lungs, heart, k ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
S L E : Systemic lupus erythematosus is an auto immune disease, that can affect skin, joints, kodneys, brain, and other organs.Auto immune means bodys immune ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Many: Sle causes many different symptoms ranging from a butterfly rash on the face, thinning hair, diffuse joint pain, seizures, chest pain and renal failur ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Traditionally 5 per cent of the time , but the numbers vary depending on the series of patients chosen and time interval they were followed, .
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Skin only: Discoid lupus is skin only, amd systemic lupus can affect skin but not always does.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Kier
51 years experience Rheumatology
Infrequently: Amyloidosis is an infrequent finding in sle and is seen more frequently in ra, which is the most common autoimmune disease association.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Serious vs, not: Systemic lupus affects multiple organs and is a serious auto-immune disorder. Discoid lupus is mostly limited to sun exposed skin areas. See the sit ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Laccheo
15 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Most likely chronic inflammation from systemic lupus erythematosus would lead to the development of amyloidosis.
A female asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
25 years experience Rheumatology
Skin deep: Discoid lupus is a type of skin lupus. Most patients with it do not get systemic lupus. Occasionally people with systemic lupus get .Discoid lupus ras ... Read More

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