Osteonecrosis Linked to Corticosteroid Use in SLE

August 14, 2018
Gregory M. Weiss, MD

This complication occurs in up to 44% of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Reference1. Hussein S, Suitner M, Béland-Bonenfant S, et al. Monitoring of osteonecrosis in systemic lupus erythematosus patients: a systematic review and metaanalysis. J Rheumatol. 2018 Jul 1. pii: jrheum.170837. doi:10.3899/jrheum.170837. [Epub ahead of print]

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