Lupus Information

Systemic lupus erythematosus SLE or lupus, pronounced sɪˈstɛmɪk ˈluːpəs ˌɛrɨˌθiːməˈtoʊsəs )[1]

SLE most often harms the heart, joints, skin, lungs, blood vessels, liver, kidneys, and nervous system. The course of the disease is unpredictable, with periods of illness alternating with remissions. The disease occurs nine times more often in women than in men, especially between the ages of 15 and 50, and is more common in those of non-European descent.

SLE is treatable through addressing its symptoms, mainly with corticosteroids and immunosuppressants; there is currently no cure. SLE can be fatal, although with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare. Survival for people with SLE in the United States, Canada, and Europe is approximately 95% at five years, 90% at 10 years, and 78% at 20 years.

Wikipedia, Lupus, (as of Apr 1, 2010)

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