Analyzing Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Description of the disease
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disorder where the immune system turns against parts of the body it is designed to protect hence leading to inflammation and damage to body tissues. Most vulnerable parts include lungs, the heart, skin, joints, kidneys, brain, and blood vessels. However, SLE can affect every body organ. This condition is characterized by periods of remission or wellness and illness (also referred to as flares). The diagnosis of SLE is difficult even for the most qualified clinicians. Therefore, patients most physicians observe the trends of remission and illness and try to establish control measures, prevent and treat them. Such measures, therefore, help people with the condition to maintain a healthy life (Gordon & Isenberg, 2016, p. 1-3).
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is a global disease that affects people of different races and nationalities. It is estimated that the disease has manifested itself in all countries in the world despite the differences in how it is expressed in the various countries. Therefore lupus patients are present in all countries globally. Consequently, the different manner of expression of the disease has led to the tremendous investment in research and investigation of the condition. These researches and investigations have led to ...