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Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disorder that can affect skin, joints, and/or internal organs. There are four forms: Systemic (affecting organs and tissues), Cutaneous or Discoid (affecting the skin), and Drug-induced (similar to Systemic and caused by certain medications) Lupus Erythematosus; and Neonatal Lupus (a rare, treatable form caused by antibodies acting on the baby in the womb).
  • Alliance for Lupus Research

    Offers information about lupus disease, including lupus symptoms and lupus treatment.

  • eMedicine: Lupus Erythematosus, Discoid

    Clinical article reviews background, differential diagnosis and workup, treatment, and medication details.

  • Lupus Alliance of America

    Find information on membership, resources, advocacy, research, donations, community, activities and events.

  • Lupus Canada

    Canadian organization provides information on living with lupus, resources, public awareness, getting involved, donations and contacts. lupuscanada

  • Lupus Europe

    Umbrella group for Lupus organizations in Europe provides details of resources, activities, events, information center and calendar. LupusEurope

  • Lupus Foundation of America

    Foundation profile including information on getting involved, research, resources and activities. LupusOrg

  • Lupus Phillipines

    Organization supporting Lupus sufferers in the Phillipines provides details of activities, projects, personal stories, advocacy, blogs, updates and contacts.

  • MedicineNet: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE or Lupus)

    Provides overview, types, causes, systems, diagnosis, treatment options, pregnancy, outlook, and prevention.

  • MedlinePlus: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Illustrated article gives causes, symptoms, exams and tests, treatment, outlook, and possible complications. Includes links to additional resources.

  • Molly's Fund Fighting Lupus

    Non-profit dedicated to educating the public and the medical community about lupus. MollysFund

  • S.L.E. Lupus Foundation

    Provides direct patient services, education, public awareness, and funding for novel lupus research on the national level. LupusNY

  • WebMD: Lupus Health Center

    Offers overview, symptoms, types, diagnosis, treatment, FAQs, articles, and related topics.

  • World Lupus Day

    Find information on the annual event including details of objectives, events, donations and patrons.

  • Neonatal Lupus

    Covers introduction, symptoms, causes, home testing, misdiagnosis, types, and complications.

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