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How common is lupus? 

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Lower than the tests

Approximately 1/1000 people with have sle.
Many pts. Have blood tests that are positive, but no evidence vfor "clinical disease." virtually all pts. With sle can be controlled. The sex ratio is at least 10/1, female to male.

In brief: Lower than the tests

Approximately 1/1000 people with have sle.
Many pts. Have blood tests that are positive, but no evidence vfor "clinical disease." virtually all pts. With sle can be controlled. The sex ratio is at least 10/1, female to male.
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: 1/500-1/1000

Depending on the population.

In brief: 1/500-1/1000

Depending on the population.
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