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Microsplenia with splenic vein thrombosis in a dog with systemic lupus erythematosus

There are many aspects to this poor dog’s case.  For about a year she suffered multi-limb lameness, then developed skin lesions with interface dermatitis, then severe anaemia, then liver disease.   111 more words


A video that sums it all up

Now here’s a brilliant video that every spouse, family member, friend, colleague and boss should be asked to watch. Under duress if necessary!

Well done and thank you to  9 more words

Autoimmune Disease

Dear Warriors....

May is Lupus Awareness Month! All indications are that this is prime time to get on the “Spreading awareness” bandwagon. But I’ve been doing that ever since I started writing this blog, sharing my personal experiences in a bid to make people understand and become more empathetic to our plight. 636 more words

Autoimmune Diseases

I'm not lazy, I have Lupus

One of the more annoying things that people can say to me is ‘wouldn’t you feel much better if you exercised more?’  To me, that sounds an awful lot like… 759 more words

Autoimmune Disease

Birth Control Online about Pulmonary and Thrombotic Manifestations of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Thrombosis

Antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL), a family of acquired autoantibodies that are associated with vascular thrombosis and pregnancy morbidity, may be present in up to two thirds of patients with SLE. 681 more words


So I've Been Diagnosed with Lupus...

Story time! This might be a long one, with a bit of whinging so I will understand if you skip this post!

During the winter of my last year at uni, I became concerned when I started developing joint pain and swelling that would come and go in pretty much all my joints. 1,788 more words