Comparison of Disease Characteristics, Organ Damage, and Survival in Patients with Juvenile-onset and Adult-onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in a Combined Cohort from 2 Tertiary Centers in Turkey


ARTIM-ESEN B., SAHIN S., ÇENE E., SAHINKAYA Y., BARUT K., ADROVIC A., ...More

JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.44, no.5, pp.619-625, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3899/jrheum.160340
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.619-625
  • Keywords: SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS, JUVENILE, ADULT, DAMAGE, SURVIVAL, 3 ETHNIC-GROUPS, CHILDHOOD-ONSET, HEMOLYTIC-ANEMIA, MULTIETHNIC COHORT, INDEX, NEPHRITIS, FEATURES, CLASSIFICATION, SIMILARITIES, METAANALYSIS

Abstract

Objective. Age at onset has been shown to affect the clinical course and outcome of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Herein, we aimed to define the differences in clinical characteristics, organ damage, and survival between patients with juvenile-onset (jSLE) and adult-onset SLE (aSLE).