Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): Causes, Signs & Treatments


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The last word in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus refers to _____.

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1. A _____ is a butterfly rash characteristic of some people who have SLE.

2. How does the dying of cells in a person with SLE affect the skin?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of systemic lupus erythematosus and the symptoms that are typically seen. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include a butterfly rash and a trigger for SLE.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the various characteristics of systemic lupus erythematosus, including:

  • What last word in systemic lupus erythematosus refers to
  • Butterfly rash symptom that some people with SLE get
  • Issues with certain organs a person with SLE can have
  • Problems that SLE can cause
  • Trigger for SLE

Skills Practiced

The following quiz and worksheet will allow you to test out the following proficiencies:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related systemic lupus erythematosus lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the problems that SLE can cause with a person
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the butterfly rash a person can obtain when diagnosed with SLE

Additional Learning

To learn more about SLE, review the corresponding lesson Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): Causes, Signs & Treatments. This lesson covers the following:

  • Identify what systemic lupus erythematosus and what parts of the body can be affected
  • Recall the reasons why systemic lupus erythematosus occurs such as changes to genes and over-reactive immune system cells
  • Understand how the apoptotic process is different in people with SLE and how it causes defective clearance of apoptotic cells
  • Review the signs and symptoms of SLE such as arthritis and malar rash
  • Learn about the available treatment for systemic lupus erythematosus