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Tag: peripheral nervous system

Lupus Has Nerve Shows Large International Study

January 6, 2020 New research published in Arthritis and Rheumatology shows that peripheral nervous system (PNS) disease is an important part of neuropsychiatric lupus with significant effects on quality of life.  The peripheral nervous system is the network that sends signals between the brain and spinal cord (the central nervous system) with all the other […] Read More

Peripheral Nervous System Involvement in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Retrospective Study on Prevalence, Associated Factors and Outcome

A new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Lupus shows that lupus can cause damage to the peripheral nervous system (nerves throughout the body outside of the brain and spinal cord). Researchers from several hospitals in Italy analyzed medical records of 1224 lupus patients. Involvement of the peripheral nervous system was seen in 6.9% of […] Read More
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