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  1. Terms and chart related to lupus

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Symptoms by localization — síntomas según localización

  1. Central nervous system: psychosis , headache , neuropathies , cognitive dysfunction , depression, fever
  2. Heart and lungs: pericarditis , myocarditis , endocarditis, pleuritis , pneumonitis
  3. Kidneys: edema, hypertension , proteinuria , cylinders of blood cells, renal failure
  4. Reproductive system: complications during pregnancy , irregularities in menstrual cycle, abortions
  5. Blood: anemia , thrombocytopenia , leukopenia , thrombosis
  6. Eyes and mucus membrana: ulcers on the eyes, mouth, nose or vagina. Sjogren's syndrome
  7. Stomach and intestines: nausea, vomiting , diarrhea, changes in body weight
  8. Skeletal muscles: extreme fatigue , arthralgia , myalgia , arthritis , myositis
  9. Skin: skin lesions , rashes , photosensitivity , vasculitis , alopecia , Raynaud's phenomenon
  1. Sistema nervioso central: psicosis, dolor de cabeza, neuropatías, disfunción cognitiva, depresión, fiebre
  2. Corazón y pulmones: pericarditis, miocarditis, endocarditis, pleuritis, neumonitis
  3. Riñones: edema, hipertensión, proteinuria, cilindros de células sanguíneas, fallo renal
  4. Sistema reproductivo: complicaciones durante el embrazo, irregularidades en el ciclo menstrual, abortos
  5. Sangre: anemia, trombocitopenia, leucopenia, trombosis
  6. Ojos y membranas mucosas: úlceras en los ojos, boca nariz o vagina. Síndrome de Sjogren
  7. Estómago e intestinos: náuseas, vómitos, diarrea, cambios en el peso corporal
  8. Músculo esquelético: fatiga extrema, artralgia, mialgia, artritis, miositis
  9. Piel: lesiones cutáneas, sarpullidos, fotosensibilidad, vasculitis, alopecia, fenómeno de Raynaud
symptoms of lupus and body parts affected

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