Lupus most commonly refers to the disease systemic lupus erythematosus
Systemic lupus erythematosus
Systemic lupus erythematosus , often abbreviated to SLE or lupus, is a systemic autoimmune disease that can affect any part of the body. As occurs in other autoimmune diseases, the immune system attacks the body's cells and tissue, resulting in inflammation and tissue damage...


Lupus may also refer to:


  • Lupus erythematosus
    Lupus erythematosus
    Lupus erythematosus is a category for a collection of diseases with similar underlying problems with immunity . Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, heart, and lungs...

    , a chronic autoimmune disease with several different forms
  • Lupus anticoagulant
    Lupus anticoagulant
    Lupus anticoagulant is an immunoglobulin that binds to phospholipids and proteins associated with the cell membrane. It is important to note that this disease name is actually a misnomer...

    , an antibody causing a delay in coagulation assays
  • Lupus pernio
    Lupus pernio
    Lupus pernio is a chronic raised indurated lesion of the skin, often purplish in color. It resembles frostbite as it is seen on ears, cheeks, lips, nose, hands, fingers and forehead. It is pathognomonic of sarcoidosis. Microscopically, it resembles lupus vulgaris...

    , a chronic skin lesion associated with sarcoidosis
  • Lupus vulgaris
    Lupus vulgaris
    Lupus vulgaris are painful cutaneous tuberculosis skin lesions with nodular appearance, most often on the face around nose, eyelids, lips, cheeks and ears. The lesions may ultimately develop into disfiguring skin ulcers if left untreated...

    , an ulcerative skin disease associated with tuberculosis


  • Lupus of Troyes
    Lupus of Troyes
    Saint Lupus was an early bishop of Troyes. Born at Toul, he was brother-in-law to Hilary of Arles, as he had married one of Hilary's sisters, Pimeniola. Lupus worked as a lawyer. However, after being married for six years, he and his wife parted by mutual agreement.Lupus renounced all of his...

     (ca. 383 - ca. 478), French bishop and saint
  • Lupus of Sens (d. 623), French bishop and saint
  • Lupus I of Aquitaine
    Lupus I of Aquitaine
    Lupus I was the Duke of Gascony and Aquitaine from about 670. His reign may have lasted a few years or longer...

    , Duke of Gascony and Aquitaine from about 670
  • Lupo II of Gascony (died 778), third-attested historical duke of Gascony
  • Lupo III Centule of Gascony
    Lupo III Centule of Gascony
    Lupo III Centule was the Duke of Gascony briefly from 818 until his deposition by Pepin I of Aquitaine in 819...

     (died c. 820), Duke of Gascony 818-819
  • Lupus Servatus
    Lupus Servatus
    Lupus Servatus, also Servatus Lupus , in French Loup , was a Carolingian Benedictine abbot of Ferrières, member of Charles the Bald's court and noted theological author of the ninth century...

     (c. 805 – c. 862), French abbot, theological writer and member of Charles the Bald's court
  • Giovanni Luppis
    Giovanni Luppis
    Giovanni Biagio Luppis von Rammer was an officer of the Austrian Navy who had the idea of the first self-propelled torpedo.-Early years:...

     (1813-1875), Austrian Naval officer and the first to conceive of the self-propelled torpedo
  • Peter Lupus
    Peter Lupus
    Peter Lupus is an American bodybuilder and actor of Syrian ancestry. He attended the Jordan College of Fine Arts at Butler University, where he also played football and basketball, graduating in 1954...

     (born 1932), American bodybuilder and actor
  • Peter Lupus III
    Peter Lupus III
    Peter Lupus III is an American actor. He has been in the films American Streetfighter , Atomic Samurai , Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings , Future War , and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde . He is the son of actor Peter Lupus.-External links:*...

    , American actor, the son of Peter Lupus
  • Hugh d'Avranches, 1st Earl of Chester
    Hugh d'Avranches, 1st Earl of Chester
    Hugh d'Avranches , also known as le Gros and Lupus was the first Earl of Chester and one of the great magnates of early Norman England.-Early career:...

    , known as Hugh Lupus

Other uses

  • Lupus (constellation)
    Lupus (constellation)
    Lupus is a constellation in the southern sky. Its name is Latin for wolf. Lupus was one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, and it remains one of the 88 modern constellations...

  • Lupis (food)
    Lupis (food)
    Lupis is a traditional food from Indonesia. It is a sweet cake made of glutinous rice. It can be sweetened further with shredded coconut topped with a thick palm sugar syrup....

  • Lupus, Missouri
    Lupus, Missouri
    Lupus is a city in Moniteau County, Missouri, United States. The population was 29 at the 2000 census, at which time it was a town. It is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area....

    , United States
  • Canis lupus, the Latin name for the Gray Wolf
  • Lupus, a playable wardog in the video game Jet Force Gemini
    Jet Force Gemini
    Jet Force Gemini is a third-person shooter video game developed and published by Rare. It was exclusively released for the Nintendo 64 in late 1999 in North America, Europe and Japan...

  • Toshiba Brave Lupus
    Toshiba Brave Lupus
    Toshiba Brave Lupus is a Japanese rugby union team in the Top League. They are based in Fuchu, Tokyo, as is their local rival Suntory Sungoliath. They won the second ever Top League championship in the 2004-5 season and the Microsoft Cup in 2005 under their innovative and inventive coach Masahiro...

    , a Japanese rugby team
  • Saint-Loup (disambiguation) ("Saint Lupus"), the name of several communes in France
  • Lupis, a Roman cognomen
  • Lupus, a The Roman Mysteries character
  • "Lupus," a short story in the collection Trash: Short Stories
    Trash: Short Stories
    Trash: Short Stories by Dorothy Allison, was first published in 1988 by Firebrand Books, later by Penguin and Plume . It won the 1989 Lambda Literary Award for "Best Lesbian Small Press Book" and the Lambda Literary Award "Best Lesbian Fiction"....

    by Dorothy Allison
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