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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

  • Symptoms of Lupus

    Concentrates on the difficulty in diagnosing the different types of lupus, the symptoms often present and the treatment of this disease and the lifestyle changes necessary for living a normal life.

  • 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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