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Take the Lupus Quiz

Lupus is an autoimmune disorder that affects the whole body. It is also called systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE. It can range from mild to severe. The Lupus Foundation of America says that as many as 1.5 million Americans have lupus. Most of them are women. Find out more about this disease by taking the following quiz.

1. Which part of the body might be affected by lupus?
2. What happens to the immune system of a person who has lupus?
3. Besides SLE, which of these is another form of lupus?
4. Which group of people is more likely to have lupus?
5. Although the exact cause of lupus isn't yet known, which of these are believed to be factors?
6. Which of these is a common symptom of systemic lupus?
7. Which is a complication of lupus?
8. How is lupus diagnosed?
9. How is lupus treated?
10. Which is a good strategy for dealing with lupus?
Online Medical Reviewer: Freeborn, Donna, PhD, CNM, FNP
Online Medical Reviewer: Horowitz, Diane, MD
Date Last Reviewed: 4/1/2018
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