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Immunological and Clinical Characteristics of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Series from Morocco

Table 3

Comparison of the main clinical and immunological features of SLE patients from our series and some countries of MENA region.

Manifestations Our study 2018Dubai 2008 [6]Saudi Arabia 2009 [10]Oman 2003 [11]Tunisia 2003 [12]

Number of patients5015162473100
Mean age (years)31.735.534.3-32
F:M ratio6.1:120.5:19.8:124:111.5:1
Mucocutaneous (%)8078.164.3--
Malar rash (%)6860.347.9-63
Photosensitivity (%)604330.6-53
Hematological (%)4661.678--
Hemolytic anemia (%)169.963.1-6
Leucopenia (%)853.630.123.5-
Lymphopenia (%)30-40.34950
Thrombocytopenia (%)818.510.910.412
Arthritis (%)8288.180.447.878
Renal involvement (%)505147.950.743
Neurological involvement (%)1015.927.633.825
ANA (%)889899.797100
Anti-DNA (%)5688.780.19256
Anti-Sm (%)5019.741.65061.2
Anti-SSA (%)3852.353.14464
Anti-SSB (%)1019.826.141b33.6

P value < 0.05, compared with our data.
P value < 0.001, compared with our data.
- means not available.

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