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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Trigger factor of lupus

The exact cause is not yet known, but it appears that some genetic predisposition may play a role in the onset of the disease. Lupus would develop , due to some factors: environmental, complement deficiencies, previously known elements: *Hormonal contraception, *Sun, *Stress, *A medication, *A pregnancy, *Infection, *Operations…..

How research into the heredity of lupus has evolved

Lupus is referred to in lots of ways. It’s “a woman’s disease”. It’s “a family disease”. These references, although somewhat true, point to one important factor about lupus. The disease seems to have a hereditary component. With more questions than answers, medical experts are betting on genetics to help with diagnosis and treatment. “I believe that …

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Un lien entre traitement hormonal et lupus ?

Le Parisien fait savoir que ” des médecins colombiens ont découvert un possible lien entre le traitement hormonal de subsititution et le développement du lupus érythémateux, selon une étude rendue publique mardi par l’Université Rosario de Bogota”. L’Université colombienne a précisé que selon cette étude parue dans Plos One ” une femme qui reçoit un …

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Syndrome de Raynaud : une crise en trois actes

Le Syndrome de Raynaud est une manifestation fréquente, le plus souvent idiopathique mais qui doit toutefois faire rechercher dans certains cas, les indices en faveur d’une forme secondaire. Le diagnostic repose essentiellement sur l’interrogatoire à la recherche d’une crise vasculaire des doigts qui se déroule en trois actes. “L’interrogatoire perrmet à lui seul de reconnaître …

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