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May 24 Lupus Fact
There are 11 American College of Rheumatology criteria for Lupus.
Lupus is differentiated from other connective tissue diseases, based on eleven criteria offered by the American College of Rheumatology for classification purposes.
Butterfly-shaped rash across cheeks and nose
Scaly disk-shaped rash on face, neck, ears, scalp, chest
Mouth sores, tongue sores, inside nose sores
Arthritis pain in joints
Pain in chest and side when breathing or moving
Blood problems such as anemia, low white cell count
Immune system malfunction
It is recommended that if you have four or more of the eleven criteria, you should consult with a rheumatologist.
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