Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Dr Gurmeet Mangat
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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) - Introduction
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is connective tissue disease, which can occur in children. It is said that in 15 - 17% of all patients with SLE, the disease onset is before the age of 16 years. Although it can affect both sexes, it is five to six times commoner in girls. Africans & Asians are said to have a more aggressive disease than the white population.


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