Journal of Immunology Research / 2013 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Efficacy of Abatacept for Arthritis in Patients with an Overlap Syndrome between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Figure 1

Changes in clinical indices and laboratory tests reflecting disease activity of RA and/or SLE in each case during 24 weeks after abatacept treatment. * , Wilcoxon’s signed-rank test. Comparisons were made against baseline values. RA: rheumatoid arthritis; SLE: systemic lupus erythematosus; CDAI: Clinical Disease Activity Index; HAQ-DI: Health Assessment Questionnaire-Disability Index; SLEDAI: systemic lupus erythematosus disease activity index; CRP: C-reactive protein; ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate; RF, rheumatoid factor; IgG: immunoglobulin G; Anti-DNA Ab: anti-DNA antibody.

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