Systemic Lupus Erythematosis
Lupus is a connective tissue disease that most commonly affects young women. Patients with this condition may have numerous complaints such as fatigue, joint and muscle aches, skin rashes, swollen glands or mouth sores. Blood work may reveal low white blood cell counts or platelet levels. Lupus can cause damage to the kidneys, lungs and nervous system. Some patients are predisposed to blood clots. All patients with lupus should be monitored regularly by a rheumatologist. Medications are available to help prevent complications from lupus and to treat active disease.
Choosing Your San Antonio Systemic Lupus Erythematosis Specialist
It's not easy selecting the right doctor who will take the time to
understand your particular needs so that they can better help you
understand your condition and its treatment. So it is imperative that
you ask the right questions:
- Does your specialist have first-hand experience at serving those most affected by Systemic Lupus Erythematosis?
- Is your specialist recognized and respected by her peers as an active patient advocate?
- Is your specialist board certified in both Rheumatology and Internal Medicine?
Dr. Chelsea Clinton has a positive answer for each of these questions. Clinton's biography
attests to her dedication. Inspired by the world-class rheumatologists
she worked with at The University of Texas Medical School, Clinton has
dedicated her career to bringing comfort to RA sufferers. She serves
on the medical advisory board and board of directors for
the Texas Bluebonnet Chapter of The Scleroderma Foundation. She
also serves on the Legislative Committee of the Bexar County Medical
Please call the office at (210) 591-0688 for more information or to make an appointment.