The cause of lupus remains unknown, and anyone can get it — though it most often affects women, especially black, Latina, Asian, and Native American women. Learn more about this autoimmune disease, including how it's diagnosed and the latest treatment options, from our team of medical experts and fellow patients who are living with lupus.
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