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Lupus

Introduction: Lupus

Description of Lupus

Lupus (medical condition): Lupus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can ...more

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Lupus: A chronic, inflammatory, connective tissue disease that can affect the joints and many organs, including the skin, heart, lungs, kidneys, and nervous system. It can cause many different symptoms; however, not everyone with lupus has all of the symptoms. Also called systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
Source: National Institute of Health

Lupus: any of several forms of ulcerative skin disease.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Lupus: A form of cutaneous tuberculosis. It is seen predominantly in women and typically involves the nasal, buccal, and conjunctival mucosa.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Lupus as a Disease

Lupus (medical condition): See Lupus (disease information).
  »Introduction: Lupus
  »Symptoms of Lupus
  »Causes of Lupus
  »Treatments for Lupus

Lupus: Related Diseases

Lupus: Lupus is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Lupus: Article Excerpts

NINDS Neurological Sequelae Of Lupus Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

Lupus (also called systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE) is a disorder of the immune system which normally functions to protect the... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Neurological Sequelae Of Lupus Information Page: NINDS)

Handout on Health Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: NIAMS (Excerpt)

Lupus is a disorder of the immune system known as an autoimmune disease. In autoimmune diseases, the... (Source: excerpt from Handout on Health Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: NIAMS)

Lupus Fact Sheet: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Lupus is an autoimmune disease in which the body literally attacks itself, harming its own healthy cells and... (Source: excerpt from Lupus Fact Sheet: NWHIC)

NINDS Neurological Sequelae Of Lupus Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

Lupus (also called systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE) is a disorder of the immune system... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Neurological Sequelae Of Lupus Information Page: NINDS)

Handout on Health Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: NIAMS (Excerpt)

Lupus is a disorder of the immune system known as an autoimmune disease. In autoimmune diseases, the body harms its own ... (Source: excerpt from Handout on Health Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: NIAMS)

Connective Tissue Diseases: NWHIC (Excerpt)

An inflammation of the connective tissues, SLE can afflict every organ system. It is up to... (Source: excerpt from Connective Tissue Diseases: NWHIC)

Lupus Fact Sheet: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Lupus is an autoimmune disease in which the body literally attacks itself, harming its own healthy cells and tissues. It can affect... (Source: excerpt from Lupus Fact Sheet: NWHIC)

More information on medical condition: Lupus:

Lupus as a Symptom

Lupus (symptom): Another name for Systemic lupus erythematosus.
  »Introduction: Systemic lupus erythematosus
  »Causes of Systemic lupus erythematosus

Lupus (symptom): chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical...more »

Lupus (symptom): Lupus (also called systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE) is a disorder of the immune system... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Neurological Sequelae Of Lupus Information Page: NINDS)

Lupus is a disorder of the immune system known as an autoimmune disease. In autoimmune diseases, the body harms its own ... (Source: excerpt from Handout on Health Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: NIAMS)

An inflammation of the connective tissues, SLE can afflict every organ system. It is up to nine times more common in... (Source: excerpt from Connective Tissue Diseases: NWHIC)

Lupus is an autoimmune disease in which the body literally attacks itself, harming its own healthy cells and tissues.... (Source: excerpt from Lupus Fact Sheet: NWHIC)

More information on symptom: Systemic lupus erythematosus:

Lupus: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Lupus:

  • Discoid lupus erythematosus
  • Childhood discoid lupus erythematosus
  • Generalized discoid lupus erythematosus
  • Localized discoid lupus erythematosus
  • Chilblain lupus erythematosus (Hutchinson)
  • Lupus erythematosus-lichen planus overlap syndrome
  • Lupus erythematosus panniculitis (Lupus erythematosus profundus)
  • Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus
  • Tumid lupus erythematosus

Terms associated with Lupus:

Terms Similar to Lupus:

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Lupus:

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Lupus

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

For a description of Lupus, see:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Lupus

The following list attempts to classify Lupus into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • disease of the skin,skin condition,skin disease,skin disorder,skin problem
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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