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How hereditary (percentage who get it) if lupus between parents and children, and also among siblings?

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Fairly rare

The incidence of hereditary aspects of lupus are fairly rare.
The overall incidence of hereditary aspects of lupus range from 5 to 12% which again suggests the causes of lupus are multiple which may include a small hereditary componet.

In brief: Fairly rare

The incidence of hereditary aspects of lupus are fairly rare.
The overall incidence of hereditary aspects of lupus range from 5 to 12% which again suggests the causes of lupus are multiple which may include a small hereditary componet.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
But there are hereditary and serious cases, perhaps the most famous is the author Flannery O'Conner and her father.
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