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hi what is lupus and symptoms?

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Dr. Ladislav Volicer
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 Aug 22, 2017
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Systemic lupus is an autoimmune disease characterized by eleven diagnostic criteria including a positive ana, malar rash, hair loss, arthritis, low white count, raynauds, seizures and others.
Answered on Nov 2, 2013
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ladislav Volicer
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 causi ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: There are 11 diagnostic criteria for lupus. Google them.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: The symptoms of a lupus flare depend on the exact organ systems involved and the extent of the involvement.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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11 criteria: There are 11 diagnostic criteria for systemic lupus including joint pain, characteristic rash, hair loss, raynauds, seizures, kidney inflammation, ple ... Read More
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