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.

Fibrinogen to Albumin Ratio Shows Promise as SLE Predictive Biomarker

August 13th 2022, 4:19pm

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This ratio could be used to better predict disease activity and poor prognosis.

Potential Proteinuria Biomarkers in Pediatric LN Identified

August 11th 2022, 1:42pm

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Elevated levels of HER2, VCAM, and TWEAK indicated proteinuria, study authors say of their new findings.

Rare Instance of Simultaneous SLE, TTP Presentation Described in New Case Report

August 6th 2022, 8:24pm

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Investigators said they were able to confirm diagnoses of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) because they took a multidisciplinary approach.

New Therapies on Horizon as Science of CLE Advances

August 2nd 2022, 8:13pm

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Investigators say recent research into the development of cutaneous lupus erythematosus has created the potential for new therapies.

SLE, Cardiovascular Disease Have Complex Interplay

July 26th 2022, 6:39pm

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A new study highlights potential therapies to decrease cardiovascular risk in people with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and identifies biomarkers that may indicate a heightened risk.

Path to Diagnosis Is Long, Frustrating, Damaging for Women With SLE

July 20th 2022, 8:17pm

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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.

SLE Recommendations Continue to Evolve as Science Advances

July 15th 2022, 6:47pm

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A new review article outlines current agreements and disagreements between association guidelines, but notes the recommendations are likely to change more in the future.

COVID-19 Boosters Protective Against Infection, Severe Disease in People With SLE

July 12th 2022, 10:30pm

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A booster dose of a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine cut infection risk nearly in half, study finds.

Review: Physicians Must Be Prepared for Wide Range of SLE Presentations

July 3rd 2022, 12:30pm

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A narrative review shows that diagnosing systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) requires physicians to keep an open and inquisitive mind.

Successive SLE Classification Systems May Help Clarify Mysterious Disease

July 2nd 2022, 7:47pm

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Investigators note that the most recent systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) classification system has quickly become the gold standard, but disease classification remains challenging.