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Avascular Necrosis

Believe it or not, all 206 bones in the body are composed of living tissue that need blood to function and survive.  In fact, red blood cells, platelets and most white blood cells are born in the mar...

Lupus and the Eyes

INTRODUCTION Lupus  (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) is a widespread and chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease that, for unknown reasons, causes the immune system to attack the body’s own tissue an...

Myositis

Contents: What is myositis? What are the signs and symptoms? How is it diagnosed? How is it treated? What causes myositis? Who gets myositis? What is the prognosis for someone with myositis? What rese...

Fibromyalgia

Contents: What is fibromyalgia? What is the connection between fibromyalgia and lupus? Who gets fibromyalgia? What causes fibromyalgia? Symptoms of fibromyalgia  What kind of doctor should I see for...

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Contents: What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? What are the symptoms of CFS? How is CFS diagnosed? Causes Treatment Living with CFS The cycles of CFS Preparing for a doctor’s visit In Conclusion  ...

Vasculitis

Contents: What is Vasculitis? What are the different types of vasculitis? What causes vasculitis? What are the symptoms? How is it diagnosed? How is it treated? What kind of doctor treats vasculitis? ...

Cutaneous Lupus

Contents: What is lupus? What are the four types of lupus? What are the different types of cutaneous lupus? Who gets cutaneous lupus and how does it relate to systemic lupus? Is cutaneous lupus contag...

Discoid Lupus

Contents: Discoid Lupus What are the four types of lupus? What are the different types of lupus rashes? Who gets discoid lupus and can it turn into systemic lupus? Is discoid lupus contagious? How is ...