Dubois' lupus erythematosus by Hahn, Bevra; Dubois, Edmund L.; Wallace, Daniel Jeffrey

By Hahn, Bevra; Dubois, Edmund L.; Wallace, Daniel Jeffrey

Established for 40 years because the definitive reference on lupus, Dubois' Lupus Erythematosus is now in its completely revised, up-to-date 7th variation. greater than 90 exceptional contributing authors—twenty of them new to this edition—provide accomplished insurance of each element of cutaneous and systemic lupus erythematosus, together with definitions, pathogenesis, autoantibodies, medical and laboratory good points, administration, diagnosis, and sufferer education.

This variation specializes in evidence-based findings, remedy consensuses, and functional scientific info. New chapters disguise cytokines and interferons, pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, immune tolerance, medical indices in overview of lupus, combined connective tissue sickness, reproductive concerns, fibromyalgia, gender-related concerns, and biomarkers.

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Significant increases or decreases in the incidence or prevalence of disease over time imply a nongenetic etiology given the relatively slow rate of genetic change in a population. Although data are limited in this area—and studies are possibly confounded as a result of improvements in the ability to diagnose some conditions over time—it appears that lupus, as is the case for some other autoimmune illnesses, may be increasingly prevalent (14 ,15 ,16 ,17 ), while rheumatoid arthritis may be decreasing in frequency in some populations (15 ).

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Wallace DJ, Lyon I. Pierre Cazenave and the first detailed modern description of lupus erythematosus. Semin Arthritis Rheum 1999;28:305–313. 11. Cazenave A, Chausit M. Conference 4 June 1951. Ann Mal de la Peau 1851;3:297–299. Cited in Holubar K. Terminology and iconography of lupus erythematosus. Am J Dermatopathol 1980;2:239–242. 12. Wilson E. On Diseases of the Skin. 5th American Edition from the 5th London Ed. Philadelphia: Blanchard & Lea, 1863:315. 13. Kaposi (Kohn) M. Zum Wesen und zur Therapie des Lupus erythematosus.

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