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Synonyms for SLE

an inflammatory disease of connective tissue with variable features including fever and weakness and fatigability and joint pains and skin lesions on the face or neck or arms

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To date, in an interim analysis, 2,372 residents have been identified who fulfill ACR requirements for the diagno sis of SLE.
75 in the SLE group, compared with the non-SLE group.
In addition to the ethnic differences in pediatric SLE, compared with adult SLE, physicians should also keep in mind that 20% of all SLE cases begin before age 18 years, with an overall prevalence of 10-20/10,000 children in this age group.
An influence of estrogen status on the development of SLE is clearly demonstrated in murine SLE models, such as the (NZB x NZW)[F.
SLE plans to make a $200 million cash pension contribution in early fiscal 2011.
0%, respectively), which suggests that SLE may be more severe in younger patients, Dr.
Laurence Morel, an assistant professor of rheumatology at the University of Florida, worked with congenic mice having chromosomal regions that confer SLE susceptibility.
SLE shares started lower out of the gate but within 15 minutes of trading saw its decline thwarted at the 16.
Currently, treatment options for SLE patients include corticosteroids, nonsteroidal immune suppressants, antimalarials, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
TACI has been shown to bind to BLyS and APRIL, TNF family cytokines that promote B-cell survival and the production of harmful autoantibodies, which cause certain autoimmune diseases such as SLE.
The SLE is based on iolon's Telcordia(R)-qualified widely tunable laser module and delivers field-proven telecom-grade reliability, providing many years of stable performance even in demanding environmental conditions.
Mortality from SLE was highest among females, black individuals, and those who lived in the South.
To determine prevalence of different types of skin manifestations in SLE in our country.