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SLE

abbr.
systemic lupus erythematosus
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Noun1.SLE - an inflammatory disease of connective tissue with variable features including fever and weakness and fatigability and joint pains and skin lesions on the face or neck or arms
lupus - any of several forms of ulcerative skin disease
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SLE

abbr systemic lupus erythematosus. V. lupus.
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It also helps in visualizing the composition of the Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) market in terms of dominant molecule types and molecular targets.
Bella Mehta, M.B.B.S., from the Hospital for Special Surgery and Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, and colleagues examined nationwide trends and disparities in maternal and fetal complications among pregnant women with SLE in a retrospective cohort study conducted in the United States from 1998 to 2015.
SLE prevalence was estimated for 2002 and incidence for 2002-2004 from the Georgia Lupus Registry.
The levels of thromboxane and endothelins are significantly raised in patients of SLE with pulmonary hypertension as compared to those SLE patients who don't have pulmonary hypertension.6 About 42% of patients with SLE with pulmonary arterial hypertension were found to have antibodies against the endothelin receptor Type-A.
The death of patients with SLE may be caused by lupus activity when vital organs or systems are involved, by treatment complications (particularly infections), or by long-term sequelae, such as cardiovascular disease.
At least one study has found that survival in patients with SLE has plateaued since the 1990s.
Here, we reported a SLE family with 3 patients who have been described in detail before [16].
Each ILE and SLE patient also had measurement of ANA carried out in the research laboratory on serum samples using an immunoassay (Inova, San Diego CA) and results were expressed as Elisa Units (EU) using standards provided with the kit, as described previously [8].
125 patients who were diagnosed with SLE on basis of American College of Rheumatology classification criteria for SLE and also having skin manifestations were included from June 2011 till June 2015 from outdoor and inpatient departments.