Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) – is a serious systemic disease of the connective tissue of the immune nature with which are surprised the skin and various internal organs.
90% of patients are women aged 20-40 years. The prevalence of the disease among different races and ethnic groups is not the same: SLE often occurs in blacks and whites less often. The disease has a a chronic character with periods of exacerbation and requires prolonged anti-inflammatory therapy. Continue reading