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Environmental impacts on systemic lupus erythematosus symptoms

Latif, Jamal (2014) Environmental impacts on systemic lupus erythematosus symptoms. Master Essay, University of Pittsburgh.

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Abstract

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects about 16,000 people a year and is a major public health concern within the United States and around the world. Lupus has gone under the radar for too long, being mistakenly diagnosed as many other diseases because of the spectrum of symptoms that can occur. Many different antagonists can cause these symptoms, but researchers over the past decade have found that many triggers in our environment are linked to Lupus symptom flare-ups. This essay describes the symptoms and causes of Lupus as a way to better understand the direct connection between the environment and components on the disease.


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Item Type: Other Thesis, Dissertation, or Long Paper (Master Essay)
Status: Unpublished
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Latif, Jamal
Contributors:
ContributionContributors NameEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Committee ChairOrtiz, Luis A.lao1@pitt.eduLAO1UNSPECIFIED
Committee Co-ChairTerry, Martha A.materry@pitt.eduMATERRYUNSPECIFIED
Date: 24 April 2014
Date Type: Publication
Defense Date: 22 April 2014
Submission Date: 6 April 2014
Access Restriction: No restriction; Release the ETD for access worldwide immediately.
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: Graduate School of Public Health > Environmental and Occupational Health
Degree: MPH - Master of Public Health
Thesis Type: Master Essay
Refereed: Yes
Date Deposited: 22 May 2015 18:58
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2021 11:58
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/21011

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