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A case of unusual SLE related syndrome characterized by erythema multiforme, angioneurotic edema, marked hypocomplementemia, and Clq precipitins of the low molecular weight type.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1082447     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Our patient and those of Agnello et al. had identical clinical symptoms such as erythema multiforme, arthralgias and angioneurotic edema and both differed from systemic lupus erthematosus in several important points, i.e., in spite of marked hypocomplementemia the nephropathy is not prominent and it needs high-dose steroids to eliminate the clinical and serological abnormalities. In addition to the features reported by Agnello et al. we found increased viral antibody titers in our patient's sera.
M Oishi; M Takano; K Miyachi; Y Ichikawa; M Homma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International archives of allergy and applied immunology     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0020-5915     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. Arch. Allergy Appl. Immunol.     Publication Date:  1976  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-04-30     Completed Date:  1976-04-30     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404561     Medline TA:  Int Arch Allergy Appl Immunol     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  463-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Angioedema / immunology*
Antibodies, Antinuclear / analysis
Complement C1 / analysis*
Complement System Proteins / analysis*,  deficiency*
Erythema Multiforme / immunology*
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / immunology*
Molecular Weight
Precipitins / analysis*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibodies, Antinuclear; 0/Complement C1; 0/Precipitins; 9007-36-7/Complement System Proteins

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