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  • n. An eruption of red lesions

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  • The finding suggests that environmental factors determine whether genetically susceptible twins will contract lupus, or systemic lupus erythematosus, which is characterized by the immune system attacking the body's own cells.

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  • Sjogren's syndrome can occur as a primary disorder or secondary to other autoimmune diseases, principally rheumatoid arthritis or systemic lupus erythematosus lupus, Belmont said.

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  • Federal regulators estimate that 300,000 to 1.5 million Americans have systemic lupus erythematosus and said in a statement that Benlysta, when used in conjunction with other drugs, offers a way to combat a particularly difficult disease.

    FDA approves new drug to treat lupus

  • In draft guidance, the U.K.'s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence said, NICE's independent appraisal committee has looked carefully at the evidence provided on the use of belimumab for treating SLE systemic lupus erythematosus, including the views of people with the condition, those who represent them, and clinical specialists.

    Lupus Drug Suffers U.K. Setback

  • • FDA approves new drug to treat lupus: Federal regulators estimate that 300,000 to 1.5 million Americans have systemic lupus erythematosus and said in a statement that Benlysta, when used in conjunction with other drugs, offers a way to combat a particularly difficult disease.

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  • Systemic lupus erythematosus in relation to environmental pollution: an investigation in an African-American community in North Georgia.

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  • An altered immune response to Epstein-Barr nuclear antigen 1 in pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus.

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  • N-acetyl transferase genotypes in relation to risk of developing systemic lupus erythematosus.

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  • Trends in the incidence and mortality of systemic lupus erythematosus, 1950–1992.

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  • Prevalence of symptoms of systemic lupus erythematosus SLE and of fluorescent antinuclear antibodies associated with chronic exposure to trichloroethylene and other chemicals in well water.

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