Understanding How the Immune System Affects Lupus Patients

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by Wendy Henderson |

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In this very informative Chop Shop Studio film shared in 2014, the pathology of lupus is explained in easy-to-understand detail. From who is more likely to get lupus to how difficult it is to diagnose and easy to misdiagnose, the animated film highlights how trying to get a lupus diagnosis has a profound effect on patients.

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The film then shows how the immune system in lupus patients differs from healthy people and how it works against those who suffer from lupus. It takes us through some of the most experienced symptoms of the disease and how the body reacts to flares.

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