Clinical spectrum of systemic lupus erythematosus in children. Case report.

Espectro clínico del lupus eritematoso sistémico en niños. Reporte de caso

Keywords: Systemic lupus erythematosus, Children, Enteritis, Nephritis, Anemia

Abstract

Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease with multisystem involvement, an alternating clinical course, and which constitutes a diagnostic challenge, with a greater disease activity in the pediatric age group, which also darkens its prognosis. In this article, we report the case of a ten year old female patient who debuted with systemic lupus erythematosus with gastrointestinal, renal and hematological involvement; the chronic course coupled with the varied clinical spectrum suggested the diagnostic possibility.

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Published
2021-01-14