Low bone mineral density and osteoporosis are well-known comorbidities with systemic lupus erythematosus. In this slideshow, we highlight six of the most common risk factors for low bone mineral density in SLE.
Thrombosis risk is increased in lupus, but not all patients are equal in this regard. This slide show summarizes the key points of a new systematic review on the topic that highlights risk assessment and treatment. Full text is available via hyperlinks in the captions.
In the third edition of #rheumjc, author (and Twitter regular) John Cush MD discusses a report from a summit on management of pregnancy and lactation in women with autoimmune and inflammatory diseases.