Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) : Risk Factors, Treatment Options & Clinical Aspects Paperback / softback
Edited by Irvine Turner
Being diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) can be a severe disappointment, and life after diagnosis can be defined as an existence filled with uncertainty as to the short-and long-term impact of the disease.
SLE is a chronic multi-system autoimmune disease that is persistent and recurrent and has the potential of becoming life threatening.
The manifestations and severity of the disease varies between individuals.
SLE can potentially influence nearly all of the bodys organ systems.
In this book, Chapter One reviews, Raynauds phenomenon (RP), one of the nonspecific skin changes that occur in SLE.
Chapter Two presents the debate on the causes of fatigue in SLE and factors that increase fatigue.
Chapter Three reviews and illustrates the important findings of musculoskeletal diseases in SLE.
Chapter Four examines SLE in young adults and reviews information about the pain, social impact, and interventions to improve functioning of these young adults.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 90 pages
- Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 01/01/2017
- Category: Medical research
- ISBN: 9781536106701