Lupus: understand the mysterious disease affecting several celebrities
Kim Kardashian might be the latest celebrity with lupus
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On the latest episode of 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians,' it was revealed that preliminary tests indicated that Kim Kardashian might have lupus or rheumatoid arthritis, this after testing positive for the related antibodies. On September 10, she went further and shared on the 'Today Show' that she's on medication for lupus. We should find out more on the next episode of 'KUWTK.'
Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects the immune system and makes it attack your own body tissue, causing inflammation and alterations to the function of some organs. There are several celebrities that have been open about their experience with the rare disease.
Check out this gallery to understand more about lupus and some of the stars who suffer from it.