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Children and lupus



Do children get lupus or is it mainly an adult disease?


Children DO get lupus. SLE is the most common connective tissue disorder in childhood. Predominantly affects adolescent girls. It may affect children at any age. 

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Yolanda   Farhey, MD Yolanda Farhey, MD
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati