Systemic-lupus-erythematosus meaning

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An inflammatory, multisystemic, autoimmune disease of the connective tissue, characterized by fever, skin lesions, joint pain or arthritis, and anemia, and often affecting the kidneys, spleen, and various other organs.
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An inflammatory autoimmune disease that affects multiple organ systems, usually characterized by fatigue, fever, skin lesions, joint pain and swelling, and anemia, and often affecting the kidneys and various other organs. It is much more common in women than in men.
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An inflammatory autoimmune disease of the connective tissue, characterized by fever, skin rash, joint pain or arthritis, and anemia. It occurs most commonly in women and often affects the kidneys and nervous system, as well as other organs.
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(healthcare) A systemic autoimmune disease (autoimmune connective tissue disease), where the immune system attacks the body's cells and tissue that causes inflammation and tissue damage.
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