Lupus

Anti-TNF alpha drugs rarely cause lupus flares in patients with psoriasis, lupus

Anti-TNF alpha drugs rarely cause lupus flares in patients with psoriasis, lupus

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The coexistence of psoriasis with lupus erythematosus is rare and often presents a therapeutic challenge.

Hepatitis C treatment benefits lupus patients

Hepatitis C treatment benefits lupus patients

Immunosuppressive agents do not increase the risk of HCV flares in anti-HCV-positive lupus patients.

Lupus and the autoimmune process in 2012

Lupus and the autoimmune process in 2012

Thanks to new prevention strategies and safer treatments, patients are surviving almost as long as their counterparts without lupus.

Discoid lupus erythematosus laboratory follow-up

How often should blood tests be repeated to rule out systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in a patient positive for discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE)?

Intravenous lupus treatment approved

Intravenous lupus treatment approved

Belimumab is a human IgG1gamma monoclonal antibody specific for soluble human B lymphocyte stimulator protein (BLyS), a B cell survivor factor.

Vitamin D deficiency may hasten autoimmune lung disease

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Vitamin D supplements may be a cheap, natural treatment for patients with autoimmune lung diseases.

Facial plaques in aging men

Two aging men develop similar-appearing asymptomatic facial plaques.

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