Clinical importance of persistence of anticardiolipin antibodies in systemic lupus erythematosus.

@article{Ishii1990ClinicalIO,
  title={Clinical importance of persistence of anticardiolipin antibodies in systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Yoshiki Ishii and Kohei Nagasawa and Tetsuichirou Mayumi and Yoshiyuki Niho},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  year={1990},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={387-90}
}
The clinical importance of IgG anticardiolipin antibodies was investigated in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). IgG anticardiolipin antibodies were found in 69 of 155 (44.5%) patients with SLE. Serial measurements of IgG anticardiolipin antibodies allowed the patients to be classified into two groups: group A, persistently positive for IgG anticardiolipin antibodies; group B, positive only in active phases. The IgG anticardiolipin antibody titre in group A was significantly higher than in… CONTINUE READING

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