Ascites due to lupus peritonitis: a rare form of onset of systemic lupus erythematosus.

@article{Jnior2012AscitesDT,
  title={Ascites due to lupus peritonitis: a rare form of onset of systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Henrique Pott J{\'u}nior and Andr{\'e} Amate Neto and Maria Aparecida Barone Teixeira and Jos{\'e} Roberto Provenza},
  journal={Revista brasileira de reumatologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={116-9}
}
Serositis is commonly seen in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Approximately 16% of patients with SLE have pleural or pericardial involvement. However, peritoneal involvement is extremely rare, and clinically seen in a small group of patients. This is the case report of a 47-year old female with discoid lupus who evolved with systemic manifestations of the disease, characterized by significant abdominal distension and pain, asthenia, weight loss, signs of ascites, and acute non-invasive… CONTINUE READING
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