Systemic lupus erythematosus in the first decade of life.

@article{Lehman1989SystemicLE,
  title={Systemic lupus erythematosus in the first decade of life.},
  author={Thomas J. A. Lehman and Deborah K. McCurdy and Bram H. Bernstein and Kenneth. King and Virgil Hanson},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1989},
  volume={83 2},
  pages={235-9}
}
To evaluate whether the onset of systemic lupus erythematosus in the first decade of life was associated with a unique pattern of racial preponderance, sexual preponderance, genetic predisposition, or disease expression, the medical records of 23 children with systemic lupus erythematosus prior to their tenth birthdays were compared with the medical records of 82 children in whom lupus was diagnosed between their tenth and 20th birthdays. No statistically significant differences in sex… CONTINUE READING

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