Pediatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in The Second Decade: A Perspective on Onset
Edy Novery1*, Myrna Alia1, Yusmala1 & Subandrate2
1Department of Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia
2Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia
Dr. Edy Novery, Department of Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia.
Keywords: SLE; Second Decade; Female; Children; Onset
To describe and analyze the prevalence of SLE in children in the second decade and to discuss further from the perspective on onset of disease.
This research was retrospective analysis based on hospital registry of pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus. We recorded patients for 6 years. SPSS V.24 was used for correlation analysis.
Total patients of SLE for 6 years in our registry is 65 patients. Female patients were dominance in our registry. Fifty-nine (90.8%) female patients recorded and 6 male patients (9.2%) recorded. The age range of SLE female patients was 12.5 (5.8-17.2) years old and male patients 10.7 (8.9-13.7) years old. Female to male ratio was 9.8:1. The prevalence of SLE occurred in the second decade of life (87%).
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