Table 2

Clinical characteristics of the SLE patients (n = 63) according to ACR 1982 criteria

ACR criteria

Portion of patients (%)


Malar rash

65

Discoid rash

25

Photosensitivity

67

Oral ulcers

29

Arthritis

79

Serositis

52

Renal disease

48

Neurological disorder

6

Hematological manifestation

54

-Leukopenia

41

-Lymphopenia

24

-Thrombocytopenia

24

Immunology

79

-a-DNA

59

ANA

100


ACR, American College of Rheumatology; ANA, anti-nuclear antibodies.

Lood et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:R60   doi:10.1186/ar3314

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