Background: Systemic lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is a multisystem autoimmune inflammatory disorder involving both humoral and cellular aspects of the innate and acquired immune systems. It is chronic condition that is characterised by various degree of increased disease activity that are generally followed by a less active, remitting.
Objective: To describe the clinical features and complications of SLE and discus the current management. Methods: Detailed history, physical examination and laboratory investigations.
Conclusion: This report underscores the importance of physical features which depicted multi-organ involvement and diagnostic evaluation especially ANA (Antinuclear Antibody) in the diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Management of this disease should be individualized and should include both pharmacological and non-pharmacological modalities for symptom relief and resolution for improved quality of life.
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Jasmine Kaur. Systemic Lupus Erythematous: A Case Study . Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research 5(4): Oct.- Dec.2015; Page 501-504. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2015.00103.2