Treatment of Bone & Muscle Conditions in Children and Adults

Lupus & Similar Conditions

These conditions are generally referred to as “Connective Tissue Disorders-CTD” and are the result of the body’s immune system attacking self.

Symptoms

Depending on the organ affected symptoms may include:

  • lupus skin rash
  • arthritis
  • anaemia
  • chest pains
  • abdominal pains
  • blood in urine or faeces
  • depression or psychotic symptoms

One of the other conditions similar to Lupus is Juvenile Dermatomyositis.

In these conditions there is usually a distinct skin rash affecting the face, hands, knees, and elbows. The younger child may be irritable and grizzly, and patients may develop weak muscles unable to climb stairs or lift their arms.

When the condition is very severe the voice may become nasal, or there may be coughing and spluttering on swallowing thin fluids.

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