Undiagnosed systemic lupus erythematosus in the community

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Abstract

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.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)367-9
Number of pages3
JournalLancet
Volume347
Issue number8998
Publication statusPublished - 10 Feb 1996

Keywords

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