Systemic lupus erythematosus. Diagnosis and treatment.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Systemic lupus erythematosus is a multisystem inflammatory disease characterized by antinuclear antibody production. The diagnosis of this disease is established on the basis of a constellation of clinical and serologic features. Therapy is directed to specific disease manifestations and involves an array of anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive agents that are administered judiciously to limit toxicity.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pisetsky, DS; Gilkeson, G; St Clair, EW

Published Date

  • January 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 81 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 113 - 128

PubMed ID

  • 9012757

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0025-7125

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0025-7125(05)70507-1


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States