• symptoms
  • Other common symptoms include: chest pain during respiration joint pain oral ulcer fatigue fever with no other cause general discomfort, uneasiness, or ill feeling (malaise) hair loss sensitivity to sunlight skin rash - a "butterfly" rash in about half people with SLE swollen lymph nodes Photosensitivity is a known symptom of lupus, but its relationship to and influence on other aspects of the disease remain to be defined. (wikipedia.org)
  • immune
  • Other genes that are commonly thought to be associated with Lupus are those in the Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) family, which are largely related to healthy functioning of the immune system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Usually, these factors contribute to Lupus by compromising the immune system. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma is most common in young adults with a median age of 36 years (range, 9-79 years), with 19% of patients being 20 years or younger. (biomedsearch.com)
  • However, patients with late onset Lupus have a much higher mortality rate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease is more prevalent in African American Lupus patients compared to Caucasians with Lupus. (wikipedia.org)
  • skin
  • With regards to the skin, there are lupus-specific skin lesions and non-specific skin lesions. (americanskin.org)
  • Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma (SPTCL) is a distinctive skin lymphoma that is characterized by infiltration of the subcutaneous tissue by neoplastic cytotoxic T cells mimicking panniculitis. (biomedsearch.com)