Systemic lupus erythematosus: predictors of its occurrence among a cohort of patients with early undifferentiated connective tissue disease: multivariate analyses and identification of risk factors.

@article{CalvoAln1996SystemicLE,
  title={Systemic lupus erythematosus: predictors of its occurrence among a cohort of patients with early undifferentiated connective tissue disease: multivariate analyses and identification of risk factors.},
  author={Jaime Calvo-Al{\'e}n and Graciela S Alarc{\'o}n and Sabine Burgard and N M Burst and Alfred A. Bartolucci and Helen J. Williams},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={1996},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={469-75}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine predictors of the occurrence of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in patients with early (< or = 1 yr) undifferentiated connective tissue disease (CTD). METHODS Analysis of a cohort of 213 patients with early undifferentiated CTD at entry, followed for 5 yrs at 11 tertiary centers. Baseline demographic, clinical, and laboratory data were compared using univariate and Cox multivariate regression analyses to identify possible predictive features for the subsequent… CONTINUE READING

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