Lupus

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
womenshealth.gov (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)
Publication Date: 
2009

Provides easy-to-understand information about lupus in women, including the ethnic differences in its incidence: African American women are three times more likely to get lupus than white women and tend to develop lupus at a younger age and have more severe symptoms than white women. Notes that lupus is also more common in Hispanic/Latina, Asian, and Native American women.  

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