Smoking may affect the disease course in SLE and patients should be counselled to stop

@inproceedings{Majka2006SmokingMA,
  title={Smoking may affect the disease course in SLE and patients should be counselled to stop},
  author={Darcy S. Majka},
  year={2006}
}
I n this issue of the Annals, Freemer et al report an association between smoking and dsDNA autoantibody production in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The authors note that exposure to tobacco smoke has previously been associated with several autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and SLE. In RA, cigarette smoking has been associated… CONTINUE READING