The 411 on Lupus

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

Types of Lupus

There are three types of lupus: One that affects certain parts of the body (systemic lupus erythematosus); lupus that mainly affects the skin (discoid or cutaneous lupus), and lupus that is caused by medicine (drug-induced lupus).

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