May 12 Lupus Fact

Butterflies of Hope

Flight of the Butterflies

Spreading Lupus Awareness One Butterfly at a time

Let this butterfly flutter all over cyberspace!

May 12th Lupus Fact

In Latin, lupus means wolf, and erythematosus means redness. In the 18th century, doctors who first treated the disease noticed a common symptom: a red rash on the face and thought looked liked a wolf, or lupus, bite. Now, the red rash is referred to as the malar rash and is likened to a butterfly. The butterfly is a nationally recognized symbol for lupus.

This is your twelfth butterfly of hope.

We need awareness and a cure!

Encourage everyone you know to let it FLY!

#LupusInColor #ButterfliesofHope #FlightoftheButterflies #SpreadLupusAwareness

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