A mother’s story

For World Lupus Day, Anne Charlet, vice chair of LUPUS EUROPE, was interviewed by MedTech.


When Anne Charlet’s teenage daughter complained of extreme fatigue, she thought it was just end-of-school year tiredness or anaemia.

But a precautionary blood test that revealed an unusually low platelet count led to a completely unexpected diagnosis several months later: lupus.

“It was all a blur, but I remember the medical staff repeatedly asking Amélie the same questions, which we thought were really weird at the time,” recalls Anne. These included: “Is your hair falling out?”; “Have you noticed any rashes?”; and “Do your joints ache?” among others. ….

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Anne is a member of Lupus France