News Alert: Newly Diagnosed Lupus Patients Have Higher Stroke Risk

News Alert: Newly Diagnosed Lupus Patients Have Higher Stroke Risk

A team of researchers in Canada has found a 7.4-fold higher risk for an incident stroke in the first year after diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) compared with healthy controls, in a population-based study.This should put physicians on high alert for cerebrovascular symptoms in lupus patients, especially younger or newly diagnosed individuals.

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