Prolonged complete remission in previously severe SLE

E. C.S. Tozman, M. B. Urowitz, D. D. Gladman

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Abstract

Of 160 patients with systemic lupus erythematosus followed up in a long-term prospective study 4 with previously severe disease are in complete remission and have required no therapy for a median time of 75 months. The 4 females all presented with systemic features and a typical butterfly rash prompting early diagnosis and treatment. All patients have had complete remission of clinical and laboratory features of disease, without maintenance suppressive therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)39-40
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Volume41
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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