A 45-year-old female asked:
hi what is lupus and what are the symptoms
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Dr. Ladislav Volicer answered
61 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
It depends: There are four types of lupus: lupus erythematosus, a chronic autoimmune disease with several different forms lupus anticoagulant, an antibody causing a delay in coagulation assays lupus pernio, a chronic skin lesion associated with sarcoidosis lupus vulgaris, an ulcerative skin disease associated with tuberculosis and the symptoms are different in different types.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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