[Mortality and prognostic factors in 146 patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in southern Tunisia].

OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to analyze the survival rate, causes of death, and prognostic factors in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), mainly from southern Tunisia. METHODS This retrospective study examined the records of 146 Tunisian patients with SLE, all meeting at least 4 of the American College of Rheumatology criteria… (More)