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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 707-709

Concurrent presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus in mother and daughter


Department of Dermatology and STD, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Anuja Yadav
Department of Dermatology and STD, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Hospitals, New Delhi
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_9_19

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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a connective tissue disorder with a high prevalence in certain races like Africans. It also has a female predilection. The pathogenesis of SLE is a complex interplay of genetic and environmental factors. Familial presentation of SLE has been well documented. We herein illustrate a scenario of SLE presenting in related females (mother and daughter) concurrently with similar clinical features and fulfilling the Systemic Lupus Collaborating Clinics criteria. Stress was identified as a common possible triggering factor.


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