A 23-year-old female asked:
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am i at a higher risk for lymphoma and leukemia having been diagnosed with lupus?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Lymphoma: There is an increased risk of lymphoma. Leukemia risk is not significantly increased.
Answered on Aug 30, 2013
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Slight, but: Slight possibility, but the key is to catch any change early - by routine clinical evaluation at 3 month or less intervals by your rheumatologist.
Answered on Jun 14, 2015

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