SLE ( Systemic Lupus Erythematosus )

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus ( SLE ) is the most common form of lupus. Widespread inflammation and tissue damage of joints, skin, brain, lungs, kidneys, and blood vessels occur due to the immune system attacking its own healthy tissues. Below are COVID news and research updates that specifically relate to SLE.

COVID-19 Outcomes in Those with Rheumatic Diseases

A study published recently in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases looked to “assess the characteristics of inflammatory rheumatic disease (IRD) patients in Kuwait diagnosed with COVID-19 and the factors linked with hospitalization, complications, and mortality.”

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