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Is there a connection between lupus & multiple sclerosis? 

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: No

There is no crossover between lupus and multiple sclerosis.
They are both autoimmune e diseases, but affect different organ systems.

In brief: No

There is no crossover between lupus and multiple sclerosis.
They are both autoimmune e diseases, but affect different organ systems.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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In brief: Rarely yes

Although these are two separate autoimmune disorders, I have encountered about 6 patients with both.
Probably a co-morbidity. We often check for lupus when doing an ms eval, as we need to distinguish one from the other.

In brief: Rarely yes

Although these are two separate autoimmune disorders, I have encountered about 6 patients with both.
Probably a co-morbidity. We often check for lupus when doing an ms eval, as we need to distinguish one from the other.
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