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Understanding lupus

Henrietta Aladjem

Understanding lupus

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus -- Popular works.,
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic -- poplar works.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHenrietta Aladjem.
    ContributionsAladjem, Henrietta, 1917-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC924.5.L85 A43 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 255 p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3021764M
    ISBN 10068418348X
    LC Control Number85001963

    The Lupus Foundation of South Africa is the only national force devoted to solving the mystery of lupus, one of the world’s cruellest, most unpredictable, and devastating diseases, while giving caring support to those who suffer from its brutal impact.   Long-overdue, Lupus: Tips for Living Well is a comprehensive, yet easy to understand essential guide for individuals with lupus, their loved ones and anyone going through a possible diagnosis. Understanding Lupus. 2. Getting the Medical Care You Need. Find a Lupus Doctor. The book will help you understand the silent and devastating Brand: Springer Publishing Company.


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