The AJMC® Lupus compendium is a comprehensive resource for clinical news and expert insights for the inflammatory disease that occurs when the immune system attacks its own tissues.
Dr Liz Lightstone on Emerging Treatment Options, Unmet Needs in Lupus NephritisNovember 11th 2022
Liz Lightstone, MBBS, PhD, FRCP, professor of renal medicine for the faculty of medicine, Imperial College London, discussed recently approved therapeutic options for patients with lupus nephritis and what unmet needs persist in the management of the disease.
Racial Disparities Correlate With COVID-19 Outcomes in People With SLEOctober 22nd 2022
Blacks and Hispanics with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are more than twice as likely to have severe outcomes from COVID-19 compared with White patients with SLE, a new study has found.
SLE Rates Vary Worldwide and Require Further Study, Study EmphasizesOctober 19th 2022
Data suggest incidence and prevalence of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) vary widely among regions, although the authors noted some regions have been studied more extensively than others.
Hydroxychloroquine for Primary Sjögren Syndrome Does Not Lower Risk of SLEOctober 12th 2022
However, the researchers said their findings should not be interpreted as completely refuting the possibility that hydroxychloroquine might be a useful tool in preventing or slowing the development of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
New Report Highlights Rare Cases of SLE Onset After HPV VaccinationAugust 17th 2022
A new case report highlights the potential benefits of risk assessment for women with a family history of autoimmune diseases, such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), who are considering the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.
Rare Instance of Simultaneous SLE, TTP Presentation Described in New Case ReportAugust 6th 2022
Investigators said they were able to confirm diagnoses of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) because they took a multidisciplinary approach.
Path to Diagnosis Is Long, Frustrating, Damaging for Women With SLEJuly 20th 2022
A new study outlining the experiences of women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) finds many women feel their initial symptoms are downplayed by providers, leading to costly delays in diagnosis.