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Title Dubois' lupus erythematosus / editors, Daniel J. Wallace, Bevra Hannahs Hahn
Edition Seventh edition
Published Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkin, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 1414 pages) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents Clinical apsects of vasculitis and selected cutaneovascular manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus -- The nervous system -- Psychopathology of lupus and neuroimaging -- Sjogren's syndrome -- Ocular, aural, and oral manifestations -- Hematologic and lymphoid abnormalities in systemic lupus erythematosus -- Gastrointestinal and hepatic manifestations -- Systemic lupus erythematosus in childhood and adolescence -- Drug-induced lupus -- Infections in systemic lupus erythematosus -- Serum and plasma protein abnormalities and other clinical laboratory determinations in systemic lupus erythematosus -- Clinical indices in the assessment of lupus -- Clinical application of serologic abnormalities in systemic lupus erythematosus -- Differential diagnosis and disease associations -- Mixed connective-tissue disease and overlap syndromes -- The mother in systemic lupus erythematosus -- The fetus in systemic lupus erythematosus -- Neonatal lupus -- Reproductive issues in women with autoimmune disease -- Lupus nephritis: pathology and pathogenesis -- Clinical and laboratory features of lupus nephritis -- Principles of therapy and local measures -- Nonsteroidals and salicylates for systemic lupus erythematosus -- Antimalarial therapies -- Systemic glucocorticoid therapy in systemic lupus erythematosus -- Immunosuppressive drug therapy -- Nonpharmacologic and complementary therapeutic modalities -- Fibromyalgia in SLE and the use of complementary and alternative medicine -- Hormones and gender-related issues -- Clinical and management aspects of the antiphospholipid antibody syndrome -- Additional therapies used in the management of lupus -- Adjunctive measures and issues: allergies, antibiotics, vaccines and disability -- Issues in drug development in SLE: clinical trial design, outcome, measures, and biomarkers -- Prognosis, mortality, and morbidity in systemic lupus erythematosus -- Biologics and stem cell therapies for lupus -- Appendics: A patient's guide to lupus erythematosus -- Lupus resource materials -- The medical outcome survey short-form general health survey
Historical background of discoid and systemic lupus erythematosus -- The definition and classification of systemic lupus erythematosus -- Environmental aspects of lupus -- The epidemiology of systemic lupus erythematosus -- Overview of pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus -- The genetics of human lupus -- The genetics of murine systemic lupus erythematosus -- Apoptosis -- The interaction of T cells with cells of the innate immune system and B cells in the pathogenesis of SLE -- Cytokines and interferons in lupus -- B cells in systemic lupus erythematosus -- Abnormalities in immune complex clearance and Fcy receptor function -- Complement and systemic lupus erythematosus -- Mechanisms of acute inflammation and vascular injury in systemic lupus erythematosus -- Idiotypes and idiotype networks -- The importance of sex hormones in systemic lupus erythematosus -- Neuroendocrine immune interactions: principles and relevance to systemic lupus erythematosus -- Animal models of systemic lupus erythematosus -- Pathogenesis of atherosclerosis in lupus -- Autoantigens and defects in immune tolerance in lupus -- The structure and derivation of antibodies and autoantibodies -- Antinuclear antibodies: an overview -- Antibodies to DNA -- Antibodies to histones and nucleosome-related antigens -- Antibodies to Ro/SSA and La/SSB -- Antibodies to spliceosomal components -- The lupus anticoagulant and antiphospholipid antibodies -- Other serologic abnormalities in systemic lupus erythematosus -- Pathomechanisms of cutaneous lupus erythematosus -- Lupus-specific skin disease (cutaneous LE) -- Lupus-nonspecific skin disease -- The clinical presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus -- The musculoskeletal system -- Cardiovascular manifestations of lupus -- Pulmonary manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus
Notes This book is available on the World Wide Web. Editions may vary. Access is restricted to computers located within Mount Sinai or to those users eligible for remote access services
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Lupus erythematosus.
Systemic lupus erythematosus.
Lupus Erythematosus, Discoid.
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic.
Form Electronic book
Author Dubois, Edmund L. Lupus erythematosus
Hahn, Bevra.
Wallace, Daniel J. (Daniel Jeffrey), 1949-
Ovid Technologies, Inc.
ISBN 0781793947 (electronic bk.)
9780781793940 (electronic bk.)
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Lupus erythematosus