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Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects between 1.5 and 2 million people in the United States.  Lupus can impact different areas of the body, including skin, joints, the heart, lungs, blood cells, kidneys, and the brain.  There is currently no cure. 

For more information on the conditions, including general information about Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, and to connect with Northwestern Medicine clinical resources, see the Division of Rheumatology’s Northwestern Medicine site.