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Can systemic lupus erythematosus cause swelling in one hand?

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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
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In brief: Yes

A common symptom of sle is arthritis or joint pain and swelling which can involve just one hand.
Usually there will be other symptoms as well such malar rash (red rash over the cheeks), increased sensitivity to sun, possibly hair loss and rash on the body, hands or knuckles or scalp.

In brief: Yes

A common symptom of sle is arthritis or joint pain and swelling which can involve just one hand.
Usually there will be other symptoms as well such malar rash (red rash over the cheeks), increased sensitivity to sun, possibly hair loss and rash on the body, hands or knuckles or scalp.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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