2009

The London Lupus Centre, Book of Lupus: A Patients’ Guide

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ISBN: 978-1-84800-373-6 (Print) 978-1-84800-374-3 (Online)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VI

  2. Introduction

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      Lupus in a nutshell

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      What to look for?

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      Pages 7-10

      The rise and rise of lupus

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      What causes lupus?

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      Pages 15-17

      Lupus and the world around us

  3. Features of Lupus

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      The clinical picture

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      Pages 23-26

      The skin

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      Pages 27-30

      The kidney

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      Pages 31-36

      Heart and lungs

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      Pages 37-42

      The brain

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      Pages 43-45

      The blood

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      Pages 47-50

      Pregnancy and lupus

  4. ’First Cousins of Lupus’

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      Pages 51-51

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      Sjögren’s syndrome

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      Pages 55-59

      Hughes syndrome (antiphospholipid syndrome)

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      Pages 61-64

      Mixed connective tissue disease (Sharpe’s syndrome)

  5. Tests in Lupus

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      Pages 65-65

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      Pages 65-68

      Antibody tests

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      Pages 69-72

      Other tests

  6. Treatment of Lupus

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      Pages 73-73

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      Pages 73-77

      General treatment of lupus

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      Pages 79-82

      Plaquenil® and antimalarials

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      Pages 83-85

      Steroids

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