Characterization of damage in Portuguese lupus patients: analysis of a national lupus registry.


BACKGROUND Although the survival rate has considerably improved, many patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) develop irreversible organ damage. OBJECTIVES The objectives of this paper are to characterize cumulative damage in SLE patients and identify variables associated with its presence and severity. METHODS A cross-sectional analysis of SLE… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0961203314555172


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