lupus erythematosus

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lupus er·y·the·ma·to·sus

 (ĕr′ə-thē′mə-tō′səs, -thĕm′ə-)
2. Any of several other autoimmune disorders typically characterized by reddish, scaly lesions on the skin, especially:
a. A chronic cutaneous form characterized by patchy lesions that form especially on the head and neck, with accompanying scarring and pigmentation changes; discoid lupus erythematosus.
b. A form caused by exposure to a drug and resolving with discontinuance of the drug, characterized by signs and symptoms similar to those of systemic lupus erythematosus; drug-induced lupus erythematosus.

[New Latin lupus erythēmatōsus : lupus + erythēmatōsus, erythematous.]
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lupus erythematosus

(Pathology) either of two inflammatory diseases of the connective tissue. Discoid lupus erythematosus is characterized by a scaly rash over the cheeks and bridge of the nose; disseminated or systemic lupus erythematosus affects the joints, lungs, kidneys, or skin. Abbreviation: LE
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lu′pus er•y•the•ma•to′sus

(ˌɛr əˌθi məˈtoʊ səs, -ˌθɛm ə-)
any of several autoimmune diseases, esp. systemic lupus erythematosus, characterized by red, scaly skin patches.
[1855–60; < New Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lupus erythematosus - a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
lupus - any of several forms of ulcerative skin disease
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lu·pus er·y·the·ma·to·sus

n. lupus eritematoso sistémico, condición caracterizada por episodios febriles que afecta las vísceras y el sistema nervioso;
n. lupus eritematoso discoide, condición caracterizada por placas escamosas de bordes enrojecidos que causa irritación de la piel.
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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic multisystem autoimmune disease predominantly affecting women, and its clinical features always include hematological abnormalities, skin and joint diseases, renal disease, and neuropsychiatric complications.[1],[2] SLE is characterized by the development of dysregulated autoreactive B-cell-derived autoantibodies directed against nuclear and cellular components and the activation of complex inflammatory cascades, thereby resulting in multisystem organ damage.[1],[2]
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Echocardiography is a useful tool for documenting the valvular involvement and dysfunction as well as disease progression of the patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).1 It is usually asymptomatic; however, cases that needed valve replacement have been described.2

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