The Relationship of Antiphospholipid Antibodies to Thromboembolic Events in Pediatric Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Cross-Sectional Study

@article{Berub1998TheRO,
  title={The Relationship of Antiphospholipid Antibodies to Thromboembolic Events in Pediatric Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Cross-Sectional Study},
  author={Caroline Berub{\'e} and Lesley Gayle Mitchell and Earl Silverman and Mich{\`e}le David and Claire Saint CYR and Ronald M. Laxer and Margaret Adams and Patsy Vegh and Maureen Andrew},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={1998},
  volume={44},
  pages={351-356}
}
The purpose of this study was to evaluate pediatric patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) to determine 1) the incidence of thrombosis, 2) the incidence of antiphospholipid antibodies, and 3) whether there is an association between the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies and thrombosis. We performed a cross-sectional cohort study in 59 consecutive SLE patients who had been managed at rheumatology clinics in two pediatric hospitals. A history, questionnaire, and chart review were… CONTINUE READING

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