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Whats death rate related to systemic lupus erythematosis?
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Less now
In the 1950s, 60% of lupus patients died within five years.
Now, more than 90% survive beyond five years. Many lupus patients have non-life threatening disease. Kidney or brain involvement portends a worse prognosis.

In brief: Less now
In the 1950s, 60% of lupus patients died within five years.
Now, more than 90% survive beyond five years. Many lupus patients have non-life threatening disease. Kidney or brain involvement portends a worse prognosis.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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