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Wolf Wolf Man Mount Wolf Wolf Prizes Wolf Spider Wolf 424 Wolf 359 Wolf Point Wolf-herring Frank Wolf Friedrich Wolf Friedrich August Wolf Hugo Wolf Johannes Wolf Julius Wolf Max Franz Joseph Cornelius Wolf Maximilian Wolf Rudolf Wolf Thomas Wolf As Name Wolf Breidenbach Wolf Hirshorn Other The call... This is a list of Roman cognomina. ... The cognomen (name known by in English) was originally the third name of a Roman in the Roman naming convention. ...

Medicine

Lupus anticoagulant (also known as lupus antibody, LA, or lupus inhibitoris) is a medical phenomenon where autoantibodies bind to phospholipids and proteins associated with the cell membrane. ... Drug-induced lupus erythematosus (DIL or DILE) is an autoimmune disorder, similar to systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), which is induced by chronic use of certain drugs. ... Lupus nephritis is an inflammation of the kidney caused by systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a disease of the immune system. ... The kidneys are the organs that filter wastes (such as urea) from the blood and excrete them, along with water, as urine. ... Lupus pernio is a chronic raised indurated (hardened) lesion of the skin, often purplish in color. ... Lupus vulgaris are cutaneous tuberculosis skin lesions with nodular appearance, most often on the face around nose and ears. ... Tuberculosis (abbreviated as TB for tubercle bacillus or Tuberculosis) is a common and deadly infectious disease caused by mycobacteria, mainly Mycobacterium tuberculosis. ...

Organizations

  • Lupus Canada, Canadian non-profit organization
  • Lupus Foundation of America

Lupus Canada is a national voluntary organization dedicated to improving the lives of people living with lupus through advocacy, education, public awareness, support and research. ... The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) is the nations leading non-profit voluntary health organization dedicated to finding the causes of and cure for lupus. ...

People

Saint-Loup is the name or part of the name of several communes in France: Saint-Loup, in the Allier d partement Saint-Loup, in the Charente-Maritime d partement Saint-Loup, in the Creuse d partement Saint-Loup, in the Jura d partement Saint-Loup, in the Loir-et... Lupus Servatus, also Servatus Lupus, in French Loup (means wolf, as Lupus in Latin), was a Carolingian Benedictine abbot of Ferrières and noted theological author of the ninth century. ... Marco Lupis Macedonio Palermo di Santa Margherita (Rome, Italy, 1960), is an Italian journalist and photojournalist, working for more than 5 years as a foreign correspondent from the Far East, based in Hong Kong. ... Giovanni Biagio Luppis von Rammer (1813-1875) Giovanni Biagio Luppis von Rammer (August 27, 1813 – January 11, 1875) was a navy officer from Fiume (today Rijeka, in Croatia) who had the idea of the first self-propelled torpedo. ... Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z The following is a list of characters in The Roman Mysteries, a series of historical novels for children by Caroline... The Roman Mysteries books are a series of historical novels for children by Caroline Lawrence. ...

Places

Lupus (Latin for Wolf) is a southern constellation. ... Saint Lupus of Sens giving alms. ... Lupus is a city in Moniteau County, Missouri, United States. ...

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Lupus - WrongDiagnosis.com (1226 words)
Lupus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body.
Lupus is difficult to diagnose and often misdiagnosed unless there is a characteristic symptom such as the butterfly-shaped rash over the cheeks.
Lupus is one of a group of conditions with vague symptoms such as fatigue or malaise, and may need to be distinguished from fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, Type 2 diabetes, depression, Lyme disease, multiple sclerosis, or various other conditions.
Lupus erythematosus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2338 words)
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus) is a chronic, potentially debilitating or fatal autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the body’s cells and tissue, resulting in inflammation and tissue damage.
Discoid lupus is limited to skin symptoms and is diagnosed via biopsy of skin rash on the face, neck or scalp.
Drug-induced lupus is a reversible condition that usually occurs in patients being treated for a long-term illness.
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