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CASE REPORT

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in a Man with Unusual Combination of Multiple Antibodies: A Rare Presentation

Roshni Kakitha, Sreedevi Ambujam

Keywords : Antibodies, Complement, Men, Systemic lupus erythematosus

Citation Information : Kakitha R, Ambujam S. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in a Man with Unusual Combination of Multiple Antibodies: A Rare Presentation. 2020; 3 (3):131-132.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10082-02237

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-09-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a connective tissue disorder involving multiple systems of the body, skin being one of the earliest systems to get involved. We report the case of a 29-year-old male patient, with acute vesicular malar rash and a host of positive antibodies, viz., ANA, anti-ds DNA, anti-Smith, APAbs, anti-U1RNP, and anti-histone. He also had low complement levels. Occurrence of SLE is rare in men. Presence of a variety of antibodies without the correlating systemic involvement is rarer still, making this a case worth reporting.


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