Within a month of discharge, 1 in 6 lupus patients readmitted to the hospital

August 12, 2014 1:26 PM

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Within a month of discharge, 1 in 6 lupus patients readmitted to the hospital

Monday 11 August 2014 - 12am PST

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease whereby the immune system mistakes healthy tissues for foreign invaders and attacks them. This can cause damage to numerous parts of the body, including the skin, joints, kidneys, heart, lungs, blood vessels and brain.

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