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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Introduction: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Description of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: See also:

Lupus:
  »Introduction: Lupus
  »Symptoms of Lupus
  »Causes of Lupus
  »Treatments for Lupus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: SLE. 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 SLE has all of the symptoms. Also called lupus.
Source: National Institute of Health

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: an inflammatory disease of connective tissue with variable features including fever and weakness and fatigability and joint pains and skin lesions on the face or neck or arms.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: RAEB: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). an autoimmune connective tissue disease with variable features.
Source: Diseases Database

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: chronic, relapsing, inflammatory, and often febrile multisystemic disorder of connective tissue, characterized principally by involvement of the skin, joints, kidneys, and serosal membranes; it is of unknown etiology, but is thought to represent a failure of the regulatory mechanisms of the autoimmune system; the disease is marked by a wide range of system dysfunctions, an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and the formation of LE cells in the blood or bone marrow.
Source: CRISP

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus:

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Rare Disease

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Systemic Lupus Erythematosus as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus as a Disease

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Another name for Lupus (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Lupus
  »Symptoms of Lupus
  »Causes of Lupus
  »Treatments for Lupus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Related Diseases

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

Causes of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Some of the causes of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus are included in the list below:

  • There are 38 known medications to cause DIL but there are three that report the highest number of cases: hydralazine, procainamide, and isoniazid

Symptoms of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Lupus)

Some of the symptoms of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus incude:

Treatments for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Lupus)

Treatments for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Lupus) include:

Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: For more treatment information about Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, see treatment of Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Article Excerpts about Lupus

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 ... (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... (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 nine times more ... (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 the joints,... (Source: excerpt from Lupus Fact Sheet: NWHIC)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus as a Symptom

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

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (symptom): Lupus (also called systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE) is a disorder of the immune system which normally functions to ... (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 ... (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. It can affect the joints,... (Source: excerpt from Lupus Fact Sheet: NWHIC)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (symptom): See Systemic lupus erythematosus (symptom information).

More information on symptom: Systemic lupus erythematosus:

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus:

  • 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 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus:

Terms Similar to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - WordNet 2.1

More specific terms for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus:

Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Systemic Lupus Erythematosus can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Other terms that may be related to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus:

Source: CRISP

The description of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus may also be used for the following terms:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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

WordNet 2.1

  • lupus
  • 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

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Disease Ontology - OBO - Hierarchy 2

External links related to: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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  • Weil-Felix test
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  • Weill-Reys syndrome
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  • Weinberg reaction
  • Weinberg-Himelfarb syndrome

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