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

The Journal of rheumatology, vol.44, no.5, pp.619-625, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3899/jrheum.160340
  • Title of Journal : The Journal of rheumatology
  • Page Numbers: pp.619-625


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).