Lupus: Disordered Processes Explained

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Lupus is an autoimmune inflammatory disease that affects multiple organ systems. Each patient is uniquely affected by lupus. Some of the most common symptoms of lupus include rash, joint and muscle pain, kidney disorder, and neurological disorder.

SLE is a complex and individualized disease, some symptoms are little known and less common. Learn more here. 

The pathophysiology of systemic lupus erythematosus is discussed by Drew Thompson in this video shared in September 2012. Using hand-drawn diagrams, Thompson explains the mechanisms and cells involved in lupus, along with DNA.

What’s it like living with lupus? Listen to Amira’s story about living with a lupus blood disorder. 


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