Lupus

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.

Case Report: Complicated Case of SLE, Infection Required Nonstandard Treatment Choice

September 25th 2022, 5:05pm

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The patient was successfully treated with rituximab and intravenous immunoglobulin.

Late-Onset SLE Case Underscores Possibilities of Unusual Presentation

September 19th 2022, 1:50pm

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The case involved a 69-year-old man who presented with lupus nephritis.

Shifting Landscape, Role of Belimumab in SLE and Lupus Nephritis Explored

September 15th 2022, 11:30am

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A new review article explains the role of biologics in treatment systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and lupus nephritis.

Phase 2 Study Finds Litifilimab Improves Joint Arthritis in SLE

September 13th 2022, 11:09am

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New data show litifilimab outperformed placebo in patients with active arthritis and skin manifestations due to systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

Lupus Anticoagulant Linked With Cardiac Dysfunction in SLE

September 7th 2022, 8:13pm

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The authors found the association by comparing echocardiographic and biochemical changes after 5 years in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

Anxiety, Depression Common in People With SLE and Lupus Nephritis

September 6th 2022, 1:58pm

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A new study finds anxiety and depression are more common in people with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) if they also have nephritis.

Useful Similarities Between Adult, Pediatric SLE Study Data Found

August 31st 2022, 12:33pm

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The findings mean it may be feasible to use adult systemic lupus nephritis (SLE) trial data to reduce the data needed for pediatric indications.

Lupus Nephritis Care Varies Widely in Children With SLE

August 26th 2022, 11:11am

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The use of existing guidelines for pediatric treatment varies significantly among sites, a new study has found.

More Work Needed to Make Progress Against CVD Risk in SLE

August 22nd 2022, 11:30pm

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A new review outlines what is known about cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and how that might affect patient care.

New Report Highlights Rare Cases of SLE Onset After HPV Vaccination

August 17th 2022, 6:15pm

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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.