Claudia Elera-Fitzcarrald

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We report the case of a 35-year-old male, who was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in 2010 based on the presence of articular, serous, renal, immune, and hematologic involvement. He also had secondary antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). He was treated with prednisone 10 mg per day, hydroxychloroquine 200 mg per day, methotrexate 12.5 mg per(More)
Objectives The objective of this study was to determine whether prolactin levels are associated with a pro-inflammatory body mass distribution in women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Methods This cross-sectional study was conducted in consecutive female SLE patients seen in our rheumatology department from January 2012 to July 2015. Prolactin was(More)
P erú’ s population in 2015 was estimated to be approximately 31 million, 7% of which was older than 60 years; this is more than double that in 1960 when this age group represented only approximately 3% of the population. This change has resulted in a greater demand for rheumatologic care. The Peruvian College of Physicians’ register includes 231 active(More)
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