Clinical association between Kikuchi׳s disease and systemic lupus erythematosus: A systematic literature review.

@article{Sopea2017ClinicalAB,
  title={Clinical association between Kikuchi׳s disease and systemic lupus erythematosus: A systematic literature review.},
  author={Bernardo Sope{\~n}a and Alberto Rivera and Antonio J. Chamorro and Mayka Freire and Vanessa Alende and Elena Mu{\~n}oz Seco and Miguel A Gonz{\'a}lez-Gay and Arturo Gonz{\'a}lez-Quintela},
  journal={Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism},
  year={2017},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={46-52}
}
OBJECTIVE To perform a systematic review of all cases of the association between Kikuchi's disease (KD) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and to ascertain the clinical and laboratory characteristics of this association (KD-SLE). METHODS We conducted a systematic search of the scientific literature until 31 January 2016. For study purposes, only patients aged >14 years, with histologically proven KD, definite SLE and adequate clinical data were included. To compare KD-SLE against… CONTINUE READING