Lupus erythematosus

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  • Lupus Timeline And Comtemporary Situation

    Lupus, timeline and comtemporary situation When I was thinking about the topic for this paper, I decided to go for Lupus (Systemic lupus erythematosus) because that is a personal topic for me and my family. On this paper I will talk about the history of Luppus. Lupus is a inflammatory multisystemic disorder of the connective tissue, it manifests on joints (confused with athithis), kidney and skin. In this case the autoimmune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. It has periods of illnes…

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  • Creative Biolab Essay

    (-- removed HTML --) - CreCom™ C1 inhibitor services (-- removed HTML --) <meta name="description" content=" Creative Biolabs offers CreCom™ Complement Therapeutic Services. Systemic lupus erythematosus-like syndrome Staffed by dedicated scientists with combined knowledge and expertise in antibody engineering and protein X-ray crystallography, Creative Biolabs has extensive experience in crystallizing antibody-antigen complexes and resolving their 3D structures. Based on our extensive…

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  • Hydralazine: A Case Study

    cardiac output and is seen primarily related to a significant decrease in in blood pressure and to deterioration of the arterial pressure pulse (Judson et al, 1956). The second side effect is related to immunological reactions, where a drug induced lupus- like syndrome (Arce et al, 2006). This syndrome can be seen in 15% of patients taking a dosage of 400mg or higher of the drug. This result is mostly seen in slow acetylators (, 2015). As a slow acetylator, it is believed that…

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  • Nursing Case Study: Urgent Care

    The patient is a 57 year old female who went to the Urgent Care due to a complaint of shortness of breath, weakness and leg edema. She was seen by the Urgent Care Physician who advised her that she has fluid overload with severe hypertension and a holosystolic murmur. She was then sent to the ER for further observation. Her religious preference is Catholicism. N.E. has no known allergies. Imaging studies of the chest was done and the imaging studies suggested congestive heart failure, and the…

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  • Glomerulonephritis Research Paper

    immune diseases such as lupus erythematosus, IgA nephropathy and Good pasture’s syndrome. The two most common causes are post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis and lupus. “Post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis occurs as an immune reaction to a Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection of the throat or skin. This occur most frequently in young children ages 5 to 12 years”. McKinney, James, Murray, Nelson, and Ashwill, (2013). In condition such as lupus erythematosus this is where the body’s…

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  • Symbolism In Flannery O Connor's Short Stories

    Flannery O’Connor was raised in the racist, religious, and newly changing south. She lived through the civil rights movement, while being raised in a deeply religious, Christian home. She was diagnosed with Lupus at the age of twenty-five, and died from the disease at the age of thirty-nine. The way O’Connor grew up and the experiences she had have a huge presence in her short stories. David Huddle even stated in “The Singular Voice of Flannery O’Connor” that “the stories wouldn’t exist at all…

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  • The Illness Narrative: Suffering Healing And The Human Condition Analysis

    color. She was no longer a “normal” skin color, but turned extremely pale all over, most likely due to the lack of nutrients her body was taking in. This is the worst problem that lupus caused to Sydney's body. When asked what the chief problem that the sickness caused, Sydney replied “For me, the main issue I have from my lupus is severe gastrointestinal issues. It caused what is called gastroparesis and chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction. Pretty much, food doesn't break down and move…

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  • Research Paper On Vitiligo

    usually made by observation. White areas found at typical sites point to a diagnosis of vitiligo. If the diagnosis isn't certain the doctors will test for other conditions that are similar to vitiligo, such as chemical leukoderma or systemic lupus erythematosus. For treatment vitiligo can't be cured, but can be managed by using things such as skin creams and cosmetics to improve the appearance of the white areas and also prevent the normal skin around the patches from becoming darker. No…

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  • Pain Joints Research Paper

    These incorporate, but will not be restrained to, Lupus or SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus), rheumatic fever, bird pox, mumps, hepatitis and the common flu. If any of these are left untreated it might reason more severe issues to arise. It would be Lyme disease if a headache, rash and tiredness accompany the ache. Sharp…

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  • Leukemy Case Studies

    antibodies), (Smith antigen), RNP, SSA, and SSB. Of these, the only 2 that were abnormal was the C3 and C4. The C3 was at 50. The C4 was at 6.3. I reviewed these results with Dr. ___ [NAME] who feels that this is very suspicious for systemic lupus erythematosus.…

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