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    SLICC Criteria for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) 2012

    Provides criteria for diagnosis of SLE.


    Criteria are cumulative; i.e., any history counts and findings need not be present concurrently.

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    Lupus nephritis

    If both are present, diagnosis is positive for SLE

    Clinical criteria

    Must have ≥1 clinical and immunological criteria each and ≥4 total for positive SLE diagnosis

    Immunological criteria

    Must have ≥1 clinical and immunological criteria each and ≥4 total for positive SLE diagnosis

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    Dr. Michelle A. Petri

    About the Creator

    Michelle A. Petri, MD, is a professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. She is also the director of the Hopkins Lupus Center and co-director of the Hopkins Lupus Pregnancy Center. Dr. Petri’s primary research is focused on diagnosis of SLE.

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