The 411 on Lupus

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  • African-Americans and Lupus
  • How Serious Is Lupus?
  • What Are the Complications?
  • Is There a Cure?
  • Black Celebs With Lupus
  • Understanding Lupus
  • What Is Lupus?
  • Types of Lupus
  • What Are the Symptoms?
  • Risk Factors
  • What Causes Lupus?

What Are the Complications?

One of the major lupus complications is inflammation. With lupus, constant inflammation can cause damage to the brain, kidneys, heart, lungs and blood vessels. Other complications include infections, increase risk for cancer, bone tissue death and pregnancy complications. 

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