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Here is a quick mnemonic “SYSTEMIC LUPus to remember about Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Fever Rash

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT & NCLEX exams

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Fever Rash : How To Remember Easily ?

  • S – Sun-exposed areas affected by Macular and papular erythema
  • Y – Young to middle-aged women commonly affected
  • S – Sun exposure triggers flares
  • T – Telangiectasis seen around the nails (periungual)
  • E – Erosions in the oral cavity may be present
  • M – Malar rash (butterfly rash) observed
  • I – Immune system attacks its own tissues (autoimmune disease)
  • C – Cardiac, pulmonary, renal, hematologic, and vasculitic disease can occur
  • L – Lesions of discoid lupus with atrophy, scale, and pigmentary changes
  • U – Urticaria and palpable purpura may result from vasculitis
  • P – Precipitated by sun exposure
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Mnemonic : SYSTEMIC LUPus

Dr. Arin Nandi

Passionate About Medical Science & Helping Future Doctors Achieve Top Ranks In Medical Exams. He is professionally a dentist as well as a public health expert from JIPMER (1), (2)working in health department