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LUPUS: The Disease with a Thousand Faces

by Jean-Luc Senécal, MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Montreal School of Medicine
Director, Connective Tissue Disease Clinic and Rheumatology-Immunology Research Laboratory, Division of Rheumatology, Notre-Dame Hospital Montreal, Quebec

Copyright © 1990; Second Edition 1991, 4th printing 1998 Lupus Canada.
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This Lupus Canada publication (ISBN 1-895358-02-7) offers information to help
in understanding lupus and learning how to manage the symptoms and effects of the disease.

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or in its entirety for anything other than the personal use of the individual is
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  1. Foreword
  2. What is lupus?
  3. What are the symptoms of SLE?
  4. How is SLE diagnosed?
  5. Treating lupus with medications
  6. The patient's role in controlling lupus
  7. Coping with lupus
  8. Lupus research
  9. Appendixes:

  10. Symptoms which may indicate a lupus flare
  11. Side-effects of prednisone
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