Table 1

Characteristics of patients with SLE (n = 25)

Age, mean ± standard deviation (SD) years

37.7 ± 11.4

Gender, numbers of female/male patients

25/0

Medications

Number taking methotrexate

5

Number taking azathioprine

5

Number taking mycophenolate mofetil

5

Number taking cyclophosphamide

1

Number taking systemic corticosteroids

14

Prednisone dose, mean ± SD, mg/day

15.89 ± 8.96

Number of patients with nephritis

12


SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus.

Shah et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2010 12:R53   doi:10.1186/ar2964

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