TITLE

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

AUTHOR(S)
Vohr, Hans-Werner
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Encyclopedic Reference of Immunotoxicology;2005, p624
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "systemic lupus erythematosus" is presented. It refers to the chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease of unknown etiology. The disease is characterized by the involvement of multiple target organs such as the skin, lungs, kidneys and nervous system. The production of autoantibodies typify this disease.
ACCESSION #
21874815

 

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