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The Lupus Butterfly Rash or Malar Rash: Information You Need to Know. by Molly Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Nov 2012 1:58pm Derived from the Latin word ‘mala’ which means cheekbone, the Malar or Butterfly rash is a kind of skin condition typically characterized by the appearance of rashes across the cheekbones and over the bridge of the nose.  These rashes are usually red or purple in color in either a blotchy pattern or completely red over the affected area, a ... Read on »
Living with Lupus: Fact #22 – Not so beautiful butterfly rash! by Lupus Adventurer Posted Tue 22 May 2012 10:00am Living with Lupus: The malar, or “butterfly” rash on the face is present in about one-third of those with systemic lupus. This flat, reddish rash across the bridge of the nose and cheeks, is often the only visible symptom of this form of lupus.  Before I was treated for lupus, a malar rash showed up on my face many times.  As a teenager, my m ... Read on »
Makeup For Lupus Rashes!!! by Lisa LaMendola Posted Sat 25 Jul 2009 12:00am Nicole Paxson began experimenting with make-up at the age of 12, but not to play dress-up—she had been diagnosed with lupus, a chronic autoimmune disease that can produce blotchy, deep-red rashes all over the skin, including the face. After years of trial and error, she has created and launched Nicole Paxson Cosmetics , a line for people deali ... Read on »
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) by Ahmad.H Posted Fri 03 Dec 2010 12:00am SLE is a chronic disease that causes inflammation of connective tissue. It is a multisystem autoimmune inflammatory disease. SLE is the commonest and the most serious type of lupus.  What causes SLE ? SLE is believed to be an autoimmune disease, which means that the body's immune system produce antibodies that attacks the own ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: systemic lupus erythematosus by nih.gov Posted Tue 17 Jun 2014 3:32pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed June 2014 What is systemic lupus erythematosus? Systemic lupus erythematosus ( ... Read on »
Differences and Similarities Between Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis by Audrey K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 11:31am   When I was in second and third grade I had a wonderful teacher named Mrs. Duncan, she was a favorite and for a student who thought school was the bane of her existence, that is saying a whole lot! Just before Christmas of third grade, Mrs. Duncan became very ill and spent months away from school. We suddenly grew to appreciate her so much m ... Read on »
Differences and Similarities Between Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis by Audrey K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:34am   When I was in second and third grade I had a wonderful teacher named Mrs. Duncan, she was a favorite and for a student who thought school was the bane of her existence, that is saying a whole lot! Just before Christmas of third grade, Mrs. Duncan became very ill and spent months away from school. We suddenly grew to appreciate her so muc ... Read on »
Living with Lupus: Remedies to Reduce Symptoms by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm What is LUPUS? Lupus is a chronic, inflammatory, autoimmune disease that affects the blood and connective tissue. There are two main types of lupus. Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) affects the exposed areas of the skin and sometimes the joints. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is more serious and potentially fatal condition that ... Read on »
Skin Rash: Skin rashes are common and due to many factors ranging from serious diseases or allergic by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 3:39pm Skin rashes come in all shapes and sizes and have many different causes, ranging from an allergic reactions to rashes caused from bites and stings. Skin rashes are mostly temporary and self-limiting and with a little tender love and care, most skin rashes can be treated quickly and easily. However, there are some medical conditions that presen ... Read on »
Lupus and it’s mascot: butterfly or wolf? by Lupus Adventurer Posted Tue 24 Apr 2012 11:00am Butterfly: Lupus facial rashes resemble the shape of a butterfly on the cheeks What is the mascot of systemic lupus erythematosus?  Lupus has long had a couple of unofficial mascots, the butterfly and the wolf.  The butterfly makes a good mascot, because of the butterfly shaped rash that often appears on the face of many lupus patients, ... Read on »