Also known as SLE or Lupus in short, Systematic Lupus Erythematosus is an inflammatory as well as autoimmune disease that has an adverse effect on various body parts. The chief body parts affected by this condition include eyes, digestive system, skin, kidney, joints, heart, and the nervous system. In this process, chances of formation of immune complexes are also there.
Lupus may be triggered due to genetic factors, use of certain drugs as well as environmental factors. The patient may suffer from sudden weight loss, recurrent fevers and loss of appetite. There may be pain and swelling in the muscular system. Appearance of rashes on the skin is also noticeable. Even brain functions are also affected in a negative way.