Undiagnosed systemic lupus erythematosus in the community

A E Johnson, C Gordon, F D Hobbs, P A Bacon

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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) produces a wide range of symptoms, some of them mild; therefore it may be underdiagnosed. In a pilot study we tested the ability of a screening questionnaire to identify undiagnosed cases in the community.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)367-9
Number of pages3
Issue number8998
Publication statusPublished - 10 Feb 1996


  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • England
  • Ethnic Groups
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic
  • Mass Screening
  • Middle Aged
  • Pilot Projects
  • Prevalence
  • Questionnaires
  • Random Allocation


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