Possible Causes for Lupus Erythematosus in USA

  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
    Lupus Erythematosus

    erythematosus (SLE), scleroderma and myositis. … Mixed connective tissue disease or MCTD is an autoimmune disorder, first identified in patients presenting features of three different connective tissue diseases – systemic lupus[1]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Lupus Erythematosus

    Also, several other blood tests are usually done to allow for other causes of arthritis, such as lupus erythematosus. … Other diseases that may present similarly include systemic lupus erythematosus, psoriatic arthritis, and fibromyalgia among others. … Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) – distinguished by specific clinical symptoms and blood tests (antibodies against double-stranded DNA) One of the several types of psoriatic … [2]

  • Drug Eruptions
    Lupus Erythematosus

    erythematosus Vasculitis Serum sickness Pruritus or paresthesias without visible cutaneous lesions Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis and warfarin-induced … Contact dermatitis Photodermatitis Erythema multiforme Erythema multiforme major or Stevens-Johnson syndrome Toxic epidermal necrolysis Warfarin-induced skin necrosis Systemic lupus[3]

  • Rheumatic Fever
    Lupus Erythematosus

    Rheumatic fever is a systemic inflammatory disease that may develop as a delayed reaction to an infection with group A beta-hemolytic streptococci. It is most often seen in children and young adults. Rheumatic fever does not present with specific signs and symptoms. There is sudden onset of fever, joint pain,…[4]

  • Serum Sickness
    Lupus Erythematosus

    When first exposed to drugs containing proteins of other species, individuals showcase the signs and symptoms after about 7 – 10 days. When exposed for the second time, the symptoms appear pretty fast within 1 – 4 days. The signs and symptoms of serum sickness include the following: Fever accompanied by body…[5]

  • Scleroderma
    Lupus Erythematosus

    Scleroderma is a chronic disease that affects the skin along with many organ systems. Scleroderma involves multiple systems. Limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis was earlier described as the CREST syndrome which included calcinosis, Raynaud phenomenon, esophageal dysmotility, sclerodactyly and telangiectasis.…[6]

  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Lupus Erythematosus

    Polyarteritis nodosa refers to the condition resulting from inflammation of small and medium-sized arteries. It may affect many organs and can be life threatening in some cases. PAN has mulitsystem involvement and progresses within few weeks to months. It may affect a single organ or lead to visceral failure.…[7]

  • Seborrheic Keratosis
    Lupus Erythematosus

    A seborrheic keratosis (seborrheic verruca) is a benign, pigmented, superficial epithelial tumor of older adults. Seborrheic keratoses are often asymptomatic but they may be a source of constant worry for the patient. The lesions may rub on clothing and become itchy. Following the patient’s indulgement to itching,…[8]

  • Tinea Corporis
    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Lupus Erythematosus

    Tinea corporis is a common dermatophyte infection of the skin that is common worldwide. The disorder is characterized by lesions that can be inflammatory or non-inflammatory on the glabrous skin (skin other than the groin, scalp, palms and soles). The patients may be asymptomatic or may present with pruritic…[9]

  • Polymorphic Photodermatitis
    Lupus Erythematosus

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  1. Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, Symptoma
  2. Wikipedia: Rheumatoid arthritis, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Drug Eruptions, Symptoma
  4. Rheumatic Fever, Symptoma
  5. Serum Sickness, Symptoma
  6. Scleroderma, Symptoma
  7. Polyarteritis Nodosa, Symptoma
  8. Seborrheic Keratosis, Symptoma
  9. Tinea Corporis, Symptoma