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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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.
Yolanda Farhey, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati