A swollen leg unmasks longstanding SLE

Lane, S E, Gaffney, K, Ball, R Y and Marshall, T J (2001) A swollen leg unmasks longstanding SLE. Lupus, 10 (1). pp. 4-8. ISSN 0961-2033

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Abstract

We report a case of long-standing SLE which presented with symptomatic muscle vasculitis on a background of photosensitivity, arthralgia and myalgia. The diagnosis was complicated by cardiomyopathy, nephrotic syndrome and diabetes. We highlight the benefits of aggressive treatment in severe disease and the importance of recognising and treating comorbidity especially ih relation to atherosclerosis.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: adult,diagnosis, differential,diagnosis,female,humans,physiopathology,diagnosis,diagnosis
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Faculty of Science > School of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2020 00:02
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2020 23:51
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/76634
DOI: 10.1191/096120301673679848

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