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Pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus

Disease definition

A rare, systemic, autoimmune disease characterized by inflammation in any organ system, with onset prior to adulthood, presenting highly variable clinical manifestations, which usually have a more aggressive course and higher rate of major organ involvement than adult-onset systemic lupus erythematosus, resulting in potential damage to a variety of organs (e.g. the skin, kidneys, lungs, nervous system).


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • SLE, pediatric onset
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Childhood, Adolescent, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: M32.0  M32.1  M32.8  M32.9
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -
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