The first National Survey about prevalence of Lupus in France

The first National Survey about the prevalence of Lupus in France For the first time, a survey using national data of health (“SNIIRAM and PMSI) allowed to estimate the incidence and prevalence of systemic lupus erythematosus, in France, in respectively 3,32 and 47 case/100 000 year 2010, and 27369 prevalent cases the same year. The …

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We want (have the right) to work !

Chronic diseases and professional life Many people with a chronic disease work or want to work. However, people affected by these diseases are still too often outside of any professional activity, either because they are unfamiliar with the integration structures and devices maintaining employment, either because operators insertion and employers don’t have at their disposal …

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Recommendations of Oral Health for patients with Scleroderma Systemic

Juliette ROCHEFORT1, Yvon Roche1, Adrian Hij2, D. Farge2, Arnaud Rigolet3   Unit of dentistry, Rothschild Hospital, Paris, France Unit of Internal Médicine and Vascular Pathology, St Louis Hospital, Paris, France Unit of Stomatology and Maxillofacial, St Louis Hospital, Paris, France The Scleroderma Systemic(SSc) is a disease of connective tissue. Initiated by an endothelial injury, it’s characterized …

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Renal Involvement in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Introduction The kidneys filter the blood and remove the waste product in the urine. Small kidney filters, called “glomeruli”, let through water, salt and waste, but don’t let the albumin and blood cells. In the systemic lupus erythematosus, glomeruli can be damaged by the deposit of antibodies and by an inflammatory of up destruction. It let go …

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A Year of Therapeutic Education at National Center of Systemic Lupus

This year again has been eventful!! Indeed we first have sustained the Therapeutic Education Program always offering 6 learning sessions per month. Moreover, thanks to the availability of caregivers of the team of TEP we have established    « Education Saturdays ». In one day, we animate the 6 sessions of the program, in parallel 2 by 2, which …

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What is Lupus, the disease highlighted in Dr House?

After “NFS, chimi, iono, and blood gas” become cult by the emergency series, it’s now the phrase “it’s not a lupus” which brings together fans of Dr House. But behind the Dr House’s jokes about this matter, lies a real disease, previously unknown by the general public. So, what is the lupus? A little history…. In Latin, …

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The Symptoms of Lupus

They appear transiently or permanently and seem independent from each other : Non-specific symptoms of lupus : *Fatigue, *Fever, *Weight changes, *Swollen glands. Specific symptoms of lupus : *Erythema in the shape of butterfly wings on the face, *Mucosal ulcers especially buccal, *Photosensitivity : abnormal facility of occurrence of sunburn, *Arthritis (joint inflammation), *Pleurisy, *Pericarditis, *Kidney (appearance of protein …

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Autoimmunes Diseases

Other autoimmunes diseases “A.I.D” are also pathologies which occur after an disturbance of the immune system or due to external elements amenantson dysfunction. There are many, some exclusively affects an organ (thyroid gland, for example) or other so-called systemic affecting simultaneously several organs. These diseases are very different from each other in their clinical expression, but …

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