Also known as: Lupus Erithematosus; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Please see below for reliable medical information on Lupus produced by alternative providers.

NHS website

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LUPUS UK is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1051610, and Scotland No. SC039682. It provides information and support for people with systemic lupus and discoid lupus and assists those approaching diagnosis. LUPUS UK has regional groups across the UK. 

Group details last reviewed June 2023.

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