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Decreased mortality among relatives of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
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PMID:  6637999     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The authors studied mortality among 2513 relatives of 56 Japanese patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. The observed deaths in 142 relatives were compared with the expected number of deaths. The observed number of deaths was significantly less among relatives of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (p less than 0.01). Deaths from malignant neoplasms and senility (senescence) were significantly lower than the expected number of deaths among relatives (p less than 0.05).
K Tanaka; S Nishigouri; S Kameda; K Kajiyama; K Kunihiro; S Jimi; S Tokudome; M Yamaguchi
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of epidemiology     Volume:  118     ISSN:  0002-9262     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Epidemiol.     Publication Date:  1983 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-12-20     Completed Date:  1983-12-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7910653     Medline TA:  Am J Epidemiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  728-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Autoantibodies / immunology
Epidemiologic Methods
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / genetics*
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