There are two forms of lupus, systemic lupus, a chronic and currentlyincurable illness of the immune system where the body's defence mechanism begins to attack itself and discoid lupus
which is a condition of the skin alone and in a very few patients can develop into systemic lupus.
erythematosus is a chronic skin disorder.
Other skin changes include a widespread measles-like rash, patches of discoid lupus
(inflamed sores) or small areas of bleeding into the skin.
Kelly has a diagnosis of discoid lupus
, which causes her skin to be hypersensitive to sunlight, the suit states.
According to LUPUS UK, a government charity supporting people with systemic lupus and discoid lupus
, usage of CFLs and LED lamps are expected to reduce greenhouse gas emmisions by 80% by 2050 and save on energy bills at home, healthcare organizations, and in workplace fitted with energy-efficient bulbs.
ASF-1096 is a product candidate in phase II that is being investigated as a treatment for discoid lupus
erythematosus, a severe, chronic, inflammatory and disfiguring skin disease that affects about 3 out of 10,000 in the general population.
Twenty-eight children with drug-induced lupus, discoid lupus
, other connective tissue diseases and those older than 18 years of age were excluded.
erythematosus, including HLE, is a chronic, relapsing condition that may result in significant scarring.
Smoking was not found to be related to concentration, and the subset of 170 patients with discoid lupus
erythematosus (DLE) was less responsive to hydroxychloroquine.
Belhadjali H, Youssef M, Yahia S, Njim L, Zakhama A, Zili J: Milia en plaque and discoid lupus
There is also a simple form called discoid lupus
that affects just the skin.
WHEN London singer Seal was younger, he was afflicted with an auto-immune condition known as discoid lupus
erythometosus, which caused his immune cells to attack various body tissues, particularly around his face and scalp.