Systemic Lupus Erythematosus – What is SLE?

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Systemic lupus erythematosus, also known as lupus, is a chronic, non-contagious and autoimmune disease that can affect and weaken any part of the patient’s body. People diagnosed with lupus are affected by having their immune systems attacked by the disease.

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

In this video, shared by Osmosis, you can learn more about what SLE is, how it develops, what the immune system is, as well as the pathophysiology behind SLE, how it can be diagnosed, signs, symptoms, and lupus treatment options.

Read more about five lupus treatments you should know about.

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