A 56-year-old female asked:
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when i read about lupus with onset at age 56, literature says that it's presentation is different that early onset lupus. how do they differ?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is only different in that the young onset lupus patients tend to have more severe disease than older onset lupus patient.
Answered on Feb 5, 2014
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Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Better: Early sle may be more aggressive, plus a lifetime of co-morbidities.
Answered on Apr 25, 2015
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