Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a potentially fatal, chronic autoimmune disorder. This PrimeView illustrates that SLE is heterogeneous with considerable variability in clinical manifestations and disease severity. Early diagnosis and prevention of flares is important to reduce long-term morbidity and mortality.
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Systemic lupus erythematosus. Nat Rev Dis Primers 2, 16040 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrdp.2016.40