Prevalence of and factors associated with hypertension in young and old women with systemic lupus erythematosus.

OBJECTIVE Hypertension (HT) is more prevalent in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) than among the general population and it has been associated with atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases in these patients. We examined the proportion of HT and factors associated with it in young and old women with SLE. METHODS Participants (112 women with… CONTINUE READING



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