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Is systemic lupus erythematosus fatal?
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Sometimes.
Sle is generally treated with good response, but unfortunately it is sometimes fatal.

In brief: Sometimes.
Sle is generally treated with good response, but unfortunately it is sometimes fatal.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
In brief: SYST LUPUS ERYTHROMA
Sle is considered incurable but treatable, so you have to be under care of your md/rhumatologist all life.
In 50s patients lived less than five years.But with the modern treatment 90% of patients live more than 10 years and some symptom free.10 years does not mean it is average rate of srvival.Majority can expt live normal life under med supervision.Some patient die of infection/end organ failure.

In brief: SYST LUPUS ERYTHROMA
Sle is considered incurable but treatable, so you have to be under care of your md/rhumatologist all life.
In 50s patients lived less than five years.But with the modern treatment 90% of patients live more than 10 years and some symptom free.10 years does not mean it is average rate of srvival.Majority can expt live normal life under med supervision.Some patient die of infection/end organ failure.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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