He then said curiously, "There was a story about lupus or something… did you have lupus?"
My thyroid was removed, I underwent radiation, and lupus threw a party in my body to celebrate.
lupus is a protean disease that can cause inflammation in just about every part of the body, including the synovium.
lupus lu·pus (lōō'pəs)
Any of several diseases, especially systemic lupus erythematosus, that principally affect the skin and joints but often also involve other systems of the body.
See systemic lupus erythematosus.
An autoimmune disease that tends to strike women more frequently than men. The disease attacks the body's connective tissues.