Seestemic lupus erythematosus

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Seestemic lupus erythematosus
SynonymsLupus
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Young wumman wi the teepical "butterflee rash" foond in lupus
Pronunciation
SpecialtyRheumatology
SymptomsPainfu an swollen jynts, fiver, chest pain, hair loss, mooth ulcers, swollen lymph nodes, feelin tired, reid rush[1]
Uisual onset15–45 year auld[1][2]
DurationLang term[1]
CausesUnclear[1]
Diagnostic methodBased on symptoms an bluid tests[1]
MedicationNSAIDs, corticosteroids, immunosuppressants, hydroxychloroquine, methotrexate[1]
Prognosis15 year survival ~80%[3]
Frequency2–7 per 10,000[2]

Seestemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an aa kent semply as lupus, is an autoimmune disease in that the bouk's immune seestem mistakenly attacks healthy tishie in mony pairts o the bouk.[1] Symptoms vaury atween fowk an mey be mild tae severe.[1] Common symptoms include painfu an swollen jynts, fiver, chest pain, hair loss, mooth ulcers, swollen lymph nodes, feelin tired, an a reid rush that is maist commonly on the face.[1] Eften there are periods o illness, cried flares, an periods o remission in that thare are few symptoms.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 "Handout on Health: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus". www.niams.nih.gov (in Inglis). February 2015. Archived frae the oreeginal on 17 June 2016. Retrieved 12 June 2016. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Danchenko, N.; Satia, J.A.; Anthony, M.S. (2006). "Epidemiology of systemic lupus erythematosus: a comparison of worldwide disease burden". Lupus. 15 (5): 308–318. doi:10.1191/0961203306lu2305xx. PMID 16761508. 
  3. The Cleveland Clinic Intensive Review of Internal Medicine (5 ed.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2012. p. 969. ISBN 9781451153309. Archived frae the oreeginal on 8 August 2016. Retrieved 13 June 2016.