Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Pathogenesis, Kidney and Neuro

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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a systemic autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation and can affect all the major organs of the body. Being a systemic inflammatory disorder, lupus commonly presents a multitude of symptoms.

Interested in knowing what the symptoms of lupus are? Read more about it here.

In this video shared by Mike Birkhead, learn more about how systemic lupus erythematosus is a combined type 2 and type 3 hypersensitivity with a multi-factorial etiology and many possible presentations. This video also has important and useful information about the pathogenesis and etiology of SLE, as well as the mechanism by which the kidney and neurological involvement occurs – and an explanation of the four types of hypersensitivity disorder.

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