Clinical quiz

Test your knowledge – systemic lupus erythematosus

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Abstract

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) can cause many symptoms and signs, but the presentation may be subtle. Some experts estimate that it occurs in up to 1 in 1000 women of childbearing age. Can you pick SLE?

Article Extract

Question 1
    Which of the following is the most typical arthritis associated with SLE?
    a. asymmetrical arthritis of large joints
    b. nondeforming, symmetrical polyarthritis affecting the hands, wrists and knees
    c. sacroiliitis
    d. symmetrical deforming arthritis limited to the hands
    e. asymmetrical deforming arthritis limited to the hands

The multiple choice questions in this quiz may have more than one answer.

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