Systemic lupus erythematosus in males.

  title={Systemic lupus erythematosus in males.},
  author={Marian H Miller and Murray B. Urowitz and Dafna D Gladman and Donald W. Killinger},
  volume={62 5},
A study of 51 males being followed in the Wellesley Hospital Toronto SLE Clinic examined the questions of whether SLE in males was similar to that in females and whether affected males differ from unaffected males with respect to their maleness and sex hormone profile. Fifty of the men were phenotypically males, and one was known to have Klinefelter syndrome (karyotype 47 XXY). All had four or more 1982 revised criteria for SLE. Fifty females matched with respect to age and duration of disease… CONTINUE READING


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