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J Family Community Med. 1994 Jan;1(1):19-29.

Systemic lupus erythematosus for general practitioners: a literature review.

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Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Saudi Arabia.

Abstract

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a multisystem disease of unknown etiology or etiologies.The disease may be acute or chronic. A wide clinicopathological spectrum is expressed in each organ involved which is induced through multiple antibodies that result in. imnunologically mediated tissue injury.In this literature review, the clinical and pathological features as well as laboratory abnormalities, measures /or diagnosis, outlines of management, and prognosis are discussed.

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Systemic lupus erythematosus

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23008531
PMCID:
PMC3437177
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