Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Edited by Hani Almoallim

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Saudi Arabia

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the basic and clinical sciences of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. It is suitable for basic scientists looking for detailed coverage of their areas of interest. It describes how advances in molecular biology have increased our understanding of this disease. It is a valuable clinical resource for practicing clinicians from different disciplines including rheumatologists, rheumatology fellows and residents. This book provides convenient access to information you need about cytokines, genetics, Fas pathway, toll like receptors and atherogenesis in SLE. Animal models have been reviewed as well. How to avoid delay in SLE diagnosis and management, in addition to various clinical manifestations including pregnancy and SLE have all been explained thoroughly in this book.

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Systemic Lupus ErythematosusEdited by Hani Almoallim

Published: March 21st 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1325

ISBN: 978-953-51-0266-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6892-8

Copyright year: 2012

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95477 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

15 Web of Science Citations

23 Dimensions Citations


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1. Genetics and Epigenetic in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

By Suad M. AlFadhli


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2. Cytokines and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

By Jose Miguel Urra and Miguel De La Torre


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3. Interferon and Apoptosis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

By Daniel N. Clark and Brian D. Poole


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4. Fas Pathway of Cell Death and B Cell Dysregulation in SLE

By Roberto Paganelli, Alessia Paganelli and Maria C. Turi


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5. Regulation of Nucleic Acid Sensing Toll-Like Receptors in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

By Cynthia A. Leifer and James C. Brooks


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6. Atherogenesis and Vascular Disease in SLE

By Isabel Ferreira and José Delgado Alves


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7. Tyrosine-Based Monitoring of Glucocorticoid Therapy of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

By I. T. Rass


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8. Embryonic and Placental Damage Induced by Maternal Autoimmune Diseases - What Can We Learn from Experimental Models

By Zivanit Ergaz and Asher Ornoy


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9. A Rabbit Model of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Useful for Studies of Neuropsychiatric SLE

By Rose G. Mage and Geeta Rai


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10. How to Avoid Delay in SLE Diagnosis and Management

By Hani Almoallim, Esraa Bukhari, Waleed Amasaib and Rania Zaini


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11. Kidney Manifestation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

By Wael Habhab


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12. New Therapeutic Strategies in Lupus Nephritis

By Natasha Jordan and Yousuf Karim


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13. Cardiovascular Involvement in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

By Sultana Abdulaziz, Yahya AlGhamdi, Mohammed Samannodi and Mohammed Shabrawishi


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14. Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

By Abdul Ghafoor Gari, Amr Telmesani and Raad Alwithenani


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15. Approach to Patients with SLE Presenting with Neurological Findings

By Alkhotani Amal


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16. The Pathophysiology of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and the Nervous System

By Joel M. Oster


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17. Haematological Manifestations in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

By Nahid Janoudi and Ekhlas Samir Bardisi


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18. Lymphoproliferative Disorders in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

By Carlos Panizo and Ricardo García-Muñoz


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19. Infections and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

By C. Alejandro Arce-Salinas and Pablo Villaseñor-Ovies


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20. Anti-Tumour Necrosis Factor-α Induced Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

By Hani Almoallim and Hadeel Khadawardi


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21. SLE and Pregnancy

By Hanan Al-Osaimi and Suvarnaraju Yelamanchili


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22. Management of Pregnant Lupus

By Hanan Al-Osaimi and Suvarnaraju Yelamanchili


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23. Neonatal Lupus Erythematosus (NLE)

By Hanan Al-Osaimi and Suvarnaraju Yelamanchili


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24. Maternal SLE Influence in Fetal Development: Immune and Endocrine Systems

By Emma Rodriguez, Juan Gabriel Juarez-Rojas and Luis Felipe Montaño


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