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BACKGROUND The incidence and outcome of Herpes zoster (HZ) in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are not completely defined as well as the relevance to HZ of disease and therapy factors. OBJECTIVE(More)
Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) significantly reduces proteinuria in experimental model of human membranous nephropathy (Heymann nephritis). Twenty consecutive SLE patients with persistent isolated(More)
BACKGROUND Reduced response to pandemic (2009) H1N1 (pH1N1) vaccine in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) was recently reported. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the contribution of age, disease(More)
Periodontal disease (POD) may affect rheumatic diseases severity, but there are no data regarding the effect of its treatment on disease activity in SLE patients under immunosuppressive therapy.(More)