Pregnancy and Lupus
WebMD explains the risks and complications of lupus and pregnancy, along with steps you can take to minimize problems for you and your baby.
Lupus is a chronic,inflammatory autoimmune disorder affecting the connective tissue. In autoimmune disorders,the body's own immune system attacks healthy cells and tissues causing inflammation and malfunction of various organ systems. In lupus,the organ systems most often involved include the skin,kidneys,blood and joints. Many different symptoms are associated with lupus,and most ...
Understanding Lupus -- the Basics
WebMD provides an overview of lupus, including types and causes.
Understanding Lupus -- Treatment
WebMD provides an overview of treatment for lupus.
Understanding Lupus -- Symptoms
Learn the symptoms of lupus.
Understanding Lupus -- Prevention
WebMD offers tips on managing lupus symptoms.
WebMD explains lupus, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and tips for better quality of life.
Acute Systemic Lupus
Acute systemic lupus erythematosus. Bright red, sharply defined erythema with slight edema and minimal scaling in a “butterfly pattern” on the face. This is the typical “malar rash.” Note also that the patient is female and young.
Newly Diagnosed With Lupus: 10 Important Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Lupus
If you have a recent lupus diagnosis, take these 10 important questions from WebMD to your doctor.
Frequently Asked Questions About Lupus
These questions and answers address key issues about lupus, an autoimmune disorder that can affect various parts of the body.