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Lupus

Similar term(s): lupus erythematous, systemic lupus erythematosus.

Definition:

A chronic inflammatory connective tissue disease marked by skin rashes, joint pain and swelling, inflammation of the kidneys, inflammation of the fibrous tissue surrounding the heart (i.e. the pericardium), as well as other problems. Not all affected individuals display all of these problems.

Source: Rare Cancer Alliance Cancer Dictionary 

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Deutsch: Lupus
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