systemic lupus erythematosus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: What Is It?

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a rheumatic disease (a disease that affects the skin and connective tissues), considered the quintessential autoimmune disease. Because it’s an autoimmune disease, its most typical characteristic is the presence of autoantibodies. Therefore, in other words, antibodies produced by…