Lupus: an overview and more

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SLE, the most common type of lupus, is often simply called lupus. This chronic disease often affects the skin, joints, and general well-being. Sometimes the kidneys or other organs are affected. SLE is associated with risk factors for lupus and occurs without specific triggers or causes. Medications, including steroids and hydroxychloroquine , are used to control symptoms, but SLE is not curable.

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