Severity of pediatric SLE differs among ethnic groups

01/22/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Researchers looked at 213 Canadian children with childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus and found that 51% of Asians had severe disease, compared with 20% and 41% of white and black patients, respectively. However, no differences were seen across ethnic groups in disease activity indices, irreversible organ damage or treatment, according to the study in the journal Arthritis Care & Research.

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