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Leucocyte migration-inhibition in systemic lupus erythematosus.

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Layout 1 Plain Talk About Lupus and Key Words Autoimmune Flare R em iss ionPh oto sen sitiv e Brigham and Women’s Hospital Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Clinical Research Center Health and Literacy Studies Harvard School of Public Health National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy This booklet was made possible by an educational grant from: Rheuminations, Inc. Plain Talk About Lupus and Key Words Rima E. Rudd, ScD Emily K. Zobel, ScM Victoria Gall, PT, MEd Simha Ravven, AB Lawren H. Daltroy, DrPH (1948–2003) This booklet was written so that we can begin to use the same words when we talk about lupus. Please share it with friends. CONTRIBUTORS: Lynn Rasmussen, EdM, MSc Iftekhar Ahmad, BS Jennie B. Epstein, BA REVIEWERS: Matthew H. Liang, MD, MPH Karen Costenbader, MD, MPH Victoria Purcell-Gates, PhD RESOURCES: Do I have Lupus?, NIH publication no. 03-531, March 2003 Lupus, Arthritis Foundation, 2002 DESIGNER: Suzi Wojdyslawski LAYOUT and PRINTING: Puritan Press, Inc. Table of Contents Plain Talk About Lupus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Common Questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Take Care and Take Action . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Lupus Words from A to Z . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Key Words . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Abbreviations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40 Common Tests . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42 Places to Go for Care or Testing . . . . . . . . .44 Words to Ask About . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46 Places to Call for More Information . . . . . . .47 Plain Talk About Lupus Plain Talk About Lupus gives the everyday meaning of medical words that are used when talking about lupus. Many of the words and phrases used by medical people are special to their work and may feel like another language to us. We hope this booklet will help you when you read or talk to people about lupus.

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