Published in Immunotherapy Weekly, April 23rd, 2003
"Classically, a diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is dependent on renal, rheumatological, cutaneous and neurological target organ damage with supporting serological markers. A previously healthy 26 yr old Japanese woman whose only manifestation of otherwise occult SLE was severe abdominal pain is reported," stated researchers in Canada.
"A computed tomographic scan of the abdomen revealed thickened loops of small bowel, endoscopic findings were nonspecific and jejunal biopsy revealed a nonspecific enteritis. Laboratory studies revealed lymphopenia,...
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