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The disorder usually begins in one organ but others may be involved as it progresses. Some ways lupus shows itself include: arthritis-like joint pain; a rash – particularly one resembling a butterfly across the nose and cheeks; increased protein in the urine; seizures; psychoses; blood clots leading to strokes and pulmonary ; and of parts of the heart and lungs.
Last Review Date: December 18, 2016