DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for lupus erythematosus

Lupus erythematosus [DOID:8857]

Lupus erythematosus is a category for a collection of diseases with similar underlying problems with immunity (autoimmune disease). Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, heart, and lungs. Four main types of lupus exist — systemic lupus erythematosus, discoid lupus erythematosus, drug-induced lupus erythematosus, and neonatal lupus erythematosus. Of these, systemic lupus erythematosus is the most common and serious form of lupus.

Synonyms:  lupus erythematosus,  DOID:8857,  Lupus erythematosus (disorder),  Lupus erythematosus NOS (disorder),  lupus ...

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