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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? ...

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 ...

What Causes Lupus?

Contents: What is lupus? Who gets lupus? What causes lupus? How can clinical research trials help?   What is lupus? Before we dive into what causes lupus, lets define the disease. There are four ...