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Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects the skin and sometimes the mucous membranes. There are a number of forms of the disease, the most common being lupus erythematosis.


A step forward in understanding Lupus

A team of international researchers, some of whom are based in Montreal, has identified the genes involved in Lupus, a chronic disease of the autoimmune system that can be terribly devastating. The discovery of these genes could very well open the door to the development of new treatments and screening tests that could help speed up the diagnosis of this mystifying disease.
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