- Sex ratio and rheumatic disease: excerpts from an Institute of Medicine report. Lockshin, MD // Lupus;2002, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p662
Some autoimmune diseases have high female/male (F/M) ratios. Definitions and classifications of autoimmune diseases differ, as do the F/M ratios themselves. The sex ratio of lupus is the single most prominent, little explored clinical fact that may lead to understanding of how lupus and other...
- SOUL SURVIVOR. Rolon, Debra M.; Cain, Joy Duckett // Essence (Essence);Apr2000, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p58
Presents information on lupus, an autoimmune disease. Common forms of lupus; Symptoms; Treatment for the disease.
- Living with Lupus. Napier, Kristine // Prevention;Mar2002, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p116
Focuses on the incurable autoimmune disease lupus, which causes the immune system to attack joints, organs, blood and tissues, and discusses ways to improve quality of life for those with the disease, as demonstrated by the lives of Henrietta Aladjem and Hana Asazuma-Cheng. INSET: Who Gets...
- Concomitant manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus and low-grade non-Hodgkin�s lymphoma. Munzert, G; Frickhofen, N; Bauditz, J; Schreiber, S; Herrmann, F // Leukemia (08876924);Aug97, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p1324
We describe a patient presenting with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and concomitant low-grade (lg) non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the B cell type (B-NHL). Although the association of autoimmune disorder and lymphoma is well conceived, there is only scarce information available as to the...
- Double trouble: are lupus and malignancy associated? Ramsey-Goldman, R.; Clarke, A. // Lupus;Jun2001, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p388
Editorial. Discusses the possibility of an association between autoimmune diseases and malignancy. Defect in immune cell function of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients; Guidelines for evaluating the degree to which an autoimmune rheumatic disease is conditioning a higher probability of...
- Evaluation of clinical and laboratory features of antiphospholipid syndrome: a retrospective study of 637 patients. Solt�sz, P; Veres, K; Lakos, G; Kiss, E; Muszbek, L; Szegedi, G // Lupus;2003, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p302
We retrospectively analysed the data of 1519 antiphospholipid antibody (APLA) positive patients between 1986 and 1999. Among them 637 were considered to have antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) based on the 1999 preliminary classification criteria, while 704 patients had no clinical signs of the...
- Defenses gone awry. Litton, Kimberley // RN;Mar2003, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p53
Focuses on autoimmune disease systemic lupus erythematosus. Contributing factors to the disease; Signs and symptoms. INSET: Does your patient have SLE?.
- Caring for the patient with systemic lupus erythematosus. Rossiter, Rachel C. // Australian Nursing Journal;Feb2002, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p1CU
Provides an overview of the systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) disease. Case studies of persons suspected to have SLE; Symptoms and diagnosis of a person with SLE; Causes of the disease; Medications used in the treatment of SLE.
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Insights from Animal Models. // Annals of Internal Medicine;May84, Vol. 100 Issue 5, p714
Presents the text of a discussion on systemic lupus erythematosus. Genetics of human and murine lupus erythematosus; Results of stem cell experiments; Overview of cellular abnormalities.