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Lupus erythematosus: aid an autoimmune disorder which can affect most of the organs in the body. See detailed information below for a list of 14 causes of Lupus erythematosus, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Lupus (also called systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE) is a disorder of... (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... (Source: excerpt from Handout on Health Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: NIAMS)
An inflammation of the connective tissues, SLE can afflict every organ... (Source: excerpt from Connective Tissue Diseases: NWHIC)
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RAEB: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). an autoimmune connective tissue disease with variable features.
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A chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
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The list below shows some of the causes of Lupus erythematosus mentioned in various sources:
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