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Research Article

Role of the Promoter Polymorphism IL-6 −174G/C in Dermatomyositis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Table 1

Demographic and clinical data.

DiseaseDMSLE

Demographic parametersFemale/male22/13Female/male43/9
Age, mean ± SD years Age, mean ± SD years

Clinical parametersCutaneous disease27 (77.1%)Malar rash34 (65.4%)
Muscle weakness28 (80.0%)Discoid rash9 (17.3%)
Elevated muscle enzymes19 (54.3%)Arthritis34 (65.4%)
EMG findings20 (57.1%)Oral ulcer3 (5.8%)
Photosensitivity 21 (60.0%)Photosensitivity 30 (57.7%)
Immunological disease9 (25.7%)Serositis11 (21.2%)
Renal disease52 (100%)
Neurological disease10 (19.2%)
Haematological disease20 (38.5%)
Immunological disease32 (61.5%)
ANA36 (69.2%)

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